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Briareus

cr3w66

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Can someone tell me how big Octopus Briareus can get? I have looked across the web and have gotten several very different answers...
Also if anyone knows the longest living species of dwarf or pygmy octo, can you let me know?
Thanks
 

Nancy

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The maximum size for briareus is probably about a 5-inch mantle, 24-inch arms. I've seen adults smaller than that, of course.

Most pygmies that I know of have short lives, maybe 6-8 months.

Nancy
 
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the briareus octo i had for 14 months grew to about a 32 inch arm span when i measured her after she passed. she was wild caught but i gave her a good home and had her for a long time. if you have any other questions please ask
greg
 

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