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[Sold Out]: California two-spot octopus (O. bimaculoides) ($100 ea.+$50 shipping; US only)

cephjedi

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Hey Folks, The availability of bimacs is very exciting. We don’t have a tank available until our last cuttlefish shuffles off her mortal coil, but hopefully whomever is sourcing these octopuses will be able to get more of them. Bimacs, especially the -loides are fat and away the best octopus pets. They are quite smart, tame very well, and don’t try as hard as other species to escape their tanks. When I was running my lab many years ago, I had several of them in tanks without any lids at all. (But please do still take precautions)
 
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I would like to get a hold of one of These. Are They still available?
 

tonmo

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Great! Yes, per top post, one still available, after two successfully shipped. Post your tank specs (or point me to an existing Tank Talk thread if one exists) and place your order; I'll take it up privately with you from here.
 

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Too bad I missed this thread! I was looking so hard for a bimac here for quite some time, without success. So ... my tank is the same as in my "Omikron" thread ([Octopus]: - This is Omikron - Abdopus aculeatus). And ... I live in Austria, which is not really the 51st state of American. So would you be willing to consider shipping them to Europe? @Nancy stated, IIRC, that bimacs are a hardy species and travel well, so she would not have objected when I came to here for that subject. What do you think?
 

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Hi Benjie,
I think Tony will have to answer this one.
This species is occasionally shipped to Europe, but I don ‘t know any of the details, including customs.
Nancy
 

tonmo

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Please note, the Large bimac is no longer available, so this lot is sold out. I'm working on posting a new thread because we have two new bimacs available, small and medium. I'm working on getting pics and dimensions and will post a new thread when I get that. Note, prices are increasing as we've re-assessed operational costs. Stay tuned to this forum for me to post a new thread when we're ready to take orders. You may want to Watch this forum to get notified whenever there are updates. Thanks!
 

tonmo

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Thanks - I should have an update within the next few days. Will post a new thread in this forum when they are available. If there are none at this time, I'll let you know in this thread.
 

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I am also interested too! My boyfriend and I have had a bimac before. Wholesale mislabeled the octopus as a dwarf Pacific and we flipped when we saw the rings as we’ve never owned an octopus so we thought it was venomous and consorted with a local shop owner who properly identified it.
 

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new availability posted; please remember to Watch this forum if you are interested in getting real-time updates when a new thread is posted...
 
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