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dragonfish

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hello,

new to this forum and to the octopushobby in general.

I've got 10 years of experience in f/w aquariums with the more unusual fish. arowana, f/w stingray, ...

I don't have any "in home" experience with salt water, but untill recently I've worked in a public aquarium. It was there that I fell in love with cephs.they keep an Octopus Vulgaris. I really liked the little guy and I think the feeling was mutual, when I came near the tank he always came out to say hello. hardly ever did that with my collegues.

So now I'm determined to get an octopus of my own. Literature on keeping them seems to be very rare. but while surfing the net for info, I stumbled on this forum. lucky me :jester:
 

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welcome to tonmo.com!!!!!!

do you have pics of said vulgaris??? :smile: :smile: :smile:
 

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just had a look at your site too :smile: especially like the eartheater (satanoperca mapiritensis) been looking for them :wink:
 

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Welcome!
Do love arowanas...dream of having a pond with a breeding pair someday! Look forward to hearing more from you!
Greg
 

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Hi and :welcome: to TONMO.com Dragonfish!!

Arowana rock!!! Though I only have a pathetic jardini now, what aro's do you keep

we'll be glad to help you in setting up an octo tank, you can also read other member's posts to answer some of the questions you might have, for the rest, just shoot :wink:
 

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day dreaming cthulhu77 said:
Do love arowanas...dream of having a pond with a breeding pair someday! Look forward to hearing more from you!
Greg

might as well go for a pair of arapaima if you are going that far :smile:
 

dragonfish

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already found tons of info on the forum guys. if I need more, I ll know where to find you :biggrin2:

my arowana is a silver aro. osteoglossum bicirrhosum. I used to keep a black one too (osteoglossum ferreira). I'm planning to keep 3 or 4 aro's but first my big tank has to be ready. the current tank is just to small.

as soon as this big f/w tank is up and running, I'm starting to work on an octo-tank. as you see, I'll be quite busy in the future :smile:

btw, most of my website is still under construction. so feel free to check in on it once in a while to see the changes.
 

dragonfish

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Welcome, Dragonfish!

Your pictures are fab.

no sweet talk please :oops:

I hold the record for "worlds lousiest photographer"
I have to take tons of pics to get a few that are half decent.
:bugout:
 

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