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I got my briareus in today

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marinerules

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i bought him from a guy on ebay , that has sold them in the past


havent got a good look at him since he is still acllimating

i must admit , im nervous about keeping this octpoous , as im keeping this guy in a 55 , where in the past , I have kept them in my 240 , but i missed my fish , and restocked the 240 , but I had to have another octo


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marinerules

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no picture yet , i dont wwnat to scare hi , its been about 3 hours , and he is still inside the jif peanut butter container that he was shipped in


he was shippin in this container with holes and the this containerw as in a bag as well


i hope he makes it , he wont come out of that contatiner he came in

where as my bimac when i got them in , they would hide, but they would still reach out fo rthings ect.
 

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ok he has left the jar finally , he is now on the front glass just sitting there and swaying his arms in the water.


he wont eat any snails , or any crawdads i have offered,

of course its still the first day


im defeinatly going to have to get a bigger tank though

this guys head is alreayd a little larger than an egg
 


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Sorry to hear that.

Could you elaborate how he was shipped...inside a peanut butter jar?? Did the shipper use pure oxygen in the bag? Sounds just a little bit sketchy.

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so are you colin , i just cringe when i see your name on my posts , i rather you just stay away form them

he was shipped in a penaut jar wiht holes in the jar, and the jar was in a bag with about a 2 quarts or more of water
 
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