Daffy (A)- O.hummelincki

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I went through hell the last two weeks trying to get what was suppose to be two different species of octo one "large" and one "small" well the first two got held up in shipping and were DOA at the LFS. The second two are lost in space, yup neither the LFS, the supplier or the airline could find them. then the third pair missed there plane. and finally today they arrived. They are both O.hummelincki

This thread will be for the larger of the two which I placed in my 125g tank, there was no acclimation just a direct plop into the tank. as my water and my LFS both use the same saltwater and temps. or parameters match up perfectly.

I think noname A is a male, do to his third arm being curled at all times.

I guesstimate his mantle to be about 2.5"

I'll post pics and video in a bit.
 

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Could you tell the species of the two that were DOA?

Great looking fella. I have had very good luck with the larger males so I am hoping that my experience holds up with this one.
 

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He can still color so you should have some time with him. I was worried about Octane because of his size but he was with me for 7 more months and might have lived as much as a month longer had I not left his top open :cry:
 

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Things are great. A has settled in nicely. he is out most of the day. Mostly just sitting and observing or hunting around the tank.
 

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More pics. Picked up three dozen live shrimp for $3 and split them between the two, A imediately pounced on three. so while he was sitting and munching I snapped a few photos

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