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Lil P Update!

corw314

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It's been really interesting the bebate we have been holding over what affects the growth rate of octopuses! I really am wondering if Lil P maybe a sibling too! He was the tiniest octopus I have ever seen when he arrived and everytime I am interacting with him or Inklet the size seems almost exactly the same!!! Will have to email Jim and Pet Supply and see if I can find out where he came from!

Got some pictures of Lil P enjoying the crabs!!!

Carol
 

Spring

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Excellent pics, Carol. Good luck getting a response from fish supply. I emailed them Monday asking if they would tell me who their supplier is, still no response.

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Great pics. Are you catching your own Fiddler Crabs? The only Fiddler's I've been able to find lately are about the size of a pencil eraser. All the decent ones are hiding down in the muck till the weather brightens up.
 

corw314

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Ordered them from Sachs Systems Aquaculture! There's a link in weblinks I believe. They arrive in great shape, although I like when the bait and tackle shops have them again, as I can buy by the pint!!

Carol
 

joel_ang

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Those are nice shots Carol, I never knew inklet and Lil P were about the same size, maybe he was from the same batch but sold at an earlier age? Two siblings in the house?
 

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