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he is hear!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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If you love your little octopus, then back off and give him some peace and quiet for a few days.

Feed him, but not by sticking your hand in. What are you feeding him? You also need to remove left over food and monitor the water quality.

And never, never disturb him in his den by lifting up rocks - that's his home, even if he just moved in!

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clownfish,

I'm sorry to hear that you could not resist getting an octo for at least a little while! You should have gotten some experience in keeping a reef for a few months before buying an octopus...

Anyways, all I can do is wish him/her good luck, PLEASE try not to disturb him/her so much.
 
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True I am not bothering him it is almost like a continuing game of hid in seek he will go and hide and if I find him he will do a little 5 minutes dance hovering across the tank looking every ware then go and hid (when he gets angry he will flash colors at me and try to avoid me my room is no longer my room its his. lol I am feeding him clams but I am very disappointed at octopets because almost all the clams were dead 20 bucks wasted I wonder what it would have been like if I bought an octopus from him I am very happy with divertom.com because the shipments are carefully packed and it even came with a little shell but octopets gave me a stirophome box no water dead clams and 2 cool packs of water witch was wrapped in paper which sucked up the little water the clams were in the bag smelled so discousting I sorted the clams from dead and alive and there was only about 10. so I am now looking around for more food to feed him does any one have a good site to go to? Ah yes my octopus is doing terrific he is healthy. the only thing is that it looks like he/she has trouble getting up the glass probably because he is from the wild his legs have a curl to them sometimes he is nocturnal because when the lights turn of he looks around for a sleeping place and goes to bed I can tell because he turns a white and just sites there. the octopus which I haven’t named yet is still looking for a den it seems like each day he tests out a rock or decoration he sure does look like a brarius because of his coloration and his long tentacles I was gone for a couple of hours and I was worried about him because I didn’t get to see him before I left. He such my little baby. Wright now he is sprawled out under a peace of live rock sleeping he/she seems more active Wright at dawn of Wright at dusk he will swim around happily. Such a beautiful creature. I noticed that I cant block of my power head because the material keeps on being blown out so I decided that with my protein skimmer and out take pump to my canister filter which also spits the material out should do the job. Does anyone have any ideas of how to block of my out take pump I now that the flow would probably blow him away to especially because it is a long pipe and it would get clogged and blow him out. Is there any way I can challenge my octopus’s mind?
 

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still recovering from my headache yesterday, only to read this again...must go bang head into wall some more.

greg
 

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Clownfish,

You need to make sure you stay on top of the food situation for your little octopus, now that most of the clams a What other food do you have (I'm sure Octopets will give you a refund, so send them an email.) Pick up a few good quality frozen shrimp and try offering pieces of thawed frozen shrimp.

Here is the place that sells fiddler crabs -I've ordered a lot from them in the past:
Aquaculturestore

Don't you have some fiddler crabs already?

Anyway, that's a start for food

Nancy
 

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Interways, be sure to read other threads...I put a hole in my drywall ! Oooohhhh, me achin' skull...

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Yes I am veary suprised octopets said they would send a refund I am not sure ware to go because aquaculturestore sells 1 inch shrimp, 1/4 inch shrimp, and 1 inch fiddler crabs I had Know luck with fiddlers they died last time. or i can try divertom.com and get crabs and hermit crabs from my octopus's natrul invirment. my octopus only eats the larger clams.
 

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