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Been gone a while! I got a surprise.

Stevie

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Hello again everyone. I have been on the site foor a while, then for some reason just lost touch. After going through 2 octopuses, I had tried cuttles for a long while, hatching them from eggs. I work at a LFS. For my birthday the owner ordered me a new pet. He ordered me a zebra, assuming that there was no way a mimic, or wunderpus would be $40 wholesale.

Well it is. I have a wunderpus. The bad news is that I really was not expecting that.

The good news is that it has all of its tentacles, and is definately a male. He seems healthy, and is eating. In more good news, I can bring home anything I have needed to take care of it.

I have miracle mud for most of the substrate, and am feeding shrimp, and emerald crabs for now. Any other help on the species?
 

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Thales

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Is this Brooke? I was going to respond to your email, but this is better. :biggrin2:

Sounds like you have everything under control. Keep it feeding and we'll see what happens.
 

Stevie

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Thales, have you notices any vision impairment with this species? It seems that they are possibly less interactive because the vision is not so good. I can drop in 3 shrimp and he doesn't seem to notice, but if I touch the shrimp to a tentacle he quickly grabs and eats.
 

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I will try! my camera is not the greatest, I have a friend who is a photographer who will be here on thursday to help...much nicer camera!
 
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