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    Hello Everyone!

    This website has helped me so much in my octopus journey, so I made an account! I currently have a Caribbean dwarf octopus named Buddy who’s either O. mercatoris or O. Joubini I hear they get mixed up a lot. Also have a question for the community while I’m hear! Buddy used to be somewhat active...
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    2021.11 Octpus_Ding_Dong_Ditch.mp4

    Gloomy Octopus/ O. Tetricus (please confirm species identification) in a rock pool at Depot Beach, NSW, Australia, pokes a second sleeping octopus and 'runs' away.
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    2021.11 Octopus_Examines_Us

    Gloomy Octopus/O. Tetricus (Please confirm correct species identification) in a rock pool at Depot Beach, NSW, Australia, in November 2021. We sat on the edge of the rock pool watching him hunt small crabs, and then in this video you can see he pulls himself out of the water to look at this...
  4. M

    Where to buy food

    Where can I buy food for a dwarf octopus? Do I need to buy hermit crabs and other small animals specifically listed as being meant to feed an octopus or can I just buy the ones I see at Petco? I live in Michigan if that helps.
  5. K

    Adopting an octopus

    Pet octopus! Hello! I’m a ceph lover and I am trying to raise funds to establish a saltwater tank and buy a Pygmy Atlantic octopus. Any donations would be appreciated! Help me buy an octopus!, organized by Karl Heine
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    North Pacific bigeye octopus (Octopus californicus) tentacle spiral
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    Hunting.mp4

    Trying to catch a shrimp.
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    Octopus Papercraft (back).jpeg

    Octopus papercraft (made with blender + pepakura)...
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    Octopus Papercraft (front).jpeg

    Octopus papercraft (made with blender + pepakura)...
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    Closeups of bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus")
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    Closeup of bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") eye
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    Bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") guarding her unfertilized eggs
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    Closeup of bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") suckers
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    Bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") eye closeup
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    Bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") mama with unfertilized eggs
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    Bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") mama with unfertilized eggs
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    Closeups of bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") suckers, eggs, and skin/eye
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    Closeup of a juvenile East Pacific Red Octopus (O. rubescens)
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    Closeup of a North Pacific Bigeye Octopus (O. californicus)
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    Comparison between the eye of a bigeye octopus (O. californicus, left) and juvenile red octopus (O. rubescens, right)
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