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Acclimating my new Oc!!!!!!!

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Just started acclimating my new oc. Found a LFS that gets them in quite reguarly. Oh what luck I dont have to get them online. they couldnt tell me what species he was, but is from the atlantic. It ate while I was there and doesnt look to have a hard time breathing, also very active. It is a little touchy though, In the bucket right now with a drip and anytime I stick my hand near the water It flashes its red.. God I love it! comments please and I will keep you posted after a few hours of acclimation!!!!
 

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Hi and welcome to TONMO.com :welcome:

How is your new octopus doing? Hope the acclimation went well. We're all looking forward to pics.

Please tell us more about your tank, too.

Nancy
 
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acclimation went well (thanks for the comments). Everything went perfect, couldnt have ask for a better acclimation. New oc is doing great, has already eaten :smile: I will get pics up as soon as i can get some film, take the pics, and get them developed so prob later in the week. Tank is 55g with 20g sump,skimmer,heater,macro,various inverts. CF lighting, bout 50 pounds of live sand and 60 lbs live rock. the tank is acrylic and drilled so nothing can get out. If there is anything specific you would like to know then just ask, i will be happy to answer any ?'s.

Dan
 

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Welcome to Tonmo! Yep, that is the danger of keeping cephs...they are the most fantastic creatures, and soon you will be obsessed by them.

Looking forward to the pics,
greg
 
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Jemhidiah said:
acclimation went well (thanks for the comments). Everything went perfect, couldnt have ask for a better acclimation. New oc is doing great, has already eaten :smile: I will get pics up as soon as i can get some film, take the pics, and get them developed so prob later in the week. Tank is 55g with 20g sump,skimmer,heater,macro,various inverts. CF lighting, bout 50 pounds of live sand and 60 lbs live rock. the tank is acrylic and drilled so nothing can get out. If there is anything specific you would like to know then just ask, i will be happy to answer any ?'s.

Dan


How big is it?

If it came from the atlantic, you might have a Vulgaris.
 

Nancy

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I'd like to add your octo to the List of Our Octopuses at the top of this forum, but it would be nice to enter its name - does your octo have a name yet? It's a tradition around here to welcome your octo, too!

What are you using for food? Are you near the coast and can catch your own?

Nancy
 

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