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Octopus #2 Has arrived!

corw314

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We got her home around 2PM EST. Dripped for a good 2 hours. Introducing her into the tank was the easiest I have ever had, as she was all curled up in a piece of pipe the store let her have. I have never seen an octopuses eye glow white before. In the one pic you can see it. She ate 5 minutes after coming out of her pipe and now is holed up behind the bubble filter in the corner of the tank. Everytime I look at her, she flashes colors and her eye goes white. Very strange and is a first other than older octos eyes going white from old age. I hope I will have better pics as the days go by! We think she's a vulgaris. A little thin, but fattening her up should not be a problem at all with the appetite she seems to have!
 

Nancy

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Welcome to Octopus #2 (who must really be Octopus #9 or #10)!
Strange about the eye. She does seem a little frightened.

So do we have a name for her yet?

Nancy
 

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:welcome: number two! (That sounds like a secret agent name from S.P.E.C.T.R.E. or C.H.A.O.S. or something)
 

DrBatty

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congrats on the new octo! weird about the eye.....I wonder if there's documentation on that behavior anywhere....:hmm:
 

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Hi carol, any new pics? Would be cool if it is a vulgaris :smile:
 

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