Jaxx, where about do you live. I've got a lot of contacts all over Germany, i can see if I have someone local to you!
Thank you for your help andy, I really appreciate this
I live in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen. North germany if you want to say so.
I've also went a bit on with my search and turned up two more sites that actually seem to import and sell octopi (one of them is also selling directly to private persons) the only downside is that all of them seem to be importing from bali and around, giving it a high possibility that they catch wild octopi and I stongly believe that they only import O. Vulgaris or similar sized species living there in this case, given the location.
I also believe that I have no other choice than to stick with ordering online as there is absolutely no saltwater specialist shop here in town or even near it... that is, if the said importer for the pet shop I mentioned in my last post really only offers O. Vulgaris. (Keeping one of those would surely kill my budged)
Oh yeah, please take note that I won't buy an octopus in the next five to six months however! I still have to set up/cycle the tank, as well as I still have to secure a source of live food. But I guess the whole thing is quite meaningless if I set up everything and then are unable to obtain an octo
I've already posted about the food thing and so on here: http://www.tonmo.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=2824
just check out my last post in case I forgot anything to mention.