new pics of hex

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well hex finally decided to eat the giant horse chonch that was in his tank that ive had for almost a year now... im gonna miss that big bright orange foot...
 

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DrBatty

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wow, beautiful display! that's a sizeable conch to conquer....your octo is ambitious! hehehehe
 
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supposed to be a vulgaris and at the rate that its growing im starting to believe it... already has a mantle about 2 inches and legs about 7
 
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Wow, thats probably one of the most beautiful colorations so far of all the octopuses on here. Very bold and mottled with the two blue eyespots, its really amazing to see. Please keep posting more pictures, cuz I can't get enough of Hex. If it's a Vulgaris, it's definately going to be fun to look at 3 ft. of beautiful skin, lol.

Based on the skin patterns Hex makes, I don't think its a Bimaculoides. It could possibly be a Vulgaris for sure based on photographs from Marinebio.org and Vulgaris have been seen with false eyespots on the sides of their mantle area. Like iv posted b4, on the Ultimate Guide: Octopus, Dr. Jean Boal shows a Vulgaris in a clear open tank. It was all grey w/ blue eyespots.
 

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