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my octo's leg is dead i think?

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idk?

from what i saw when she last came out she bit off the tips of about 3 of her arms and the rest were really corkscrewed. and she also had a twitch sort of thing. and one of her arms looked liked it was completely dead and was pale.
 

Jean

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Whew (OK it's not really, I do sympathise) but that sounds like old age. The other is highly contagious to other octopus and requires a lot of work to get your tank cleared of it!

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ok she came out again!

my octo came out again and i managed to get a quick pic. it's not great put it's the best i can do. does this help tell what it is?
 

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Jean

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FK those tips don't even look like old age! We've had them come in like that and live a good long time. It just seems to be an injury they get quite often maybe from wear and tear or rock shifting on to them as they hunt for food.

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