Penelope - O.Vulgaris

CaptFish

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I pulled my remaining Stone crab traps, and came up with no octopuses so I broke down and got my next O.Briareus from Tom. :sagrin: But it appears I got a Hummelincki instead! WooHoo!

Acclimation was fast as the octopus was only in route for about an hour, and the parameters of the water in my tank were very similar to the Bag. So I dripped Her in a five gallon bucket for about an hour.

She measures at 12" spread with a 4" mantle. Tiny compared to Legs.

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video is coming....so are pics stand by....I need more bandwidth!


I love this little girly very energetic and fun. she also shows a lot more texture than legs did. Right now she is just hanging on the glass as close to me as she can get and she is dancing. She at a crab righ away when i dropped her tank too. I am very excited!

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It is hard to tell how long the arms would be if you had had this one from Legs size. All of the adults we get have fed some of the local sea life while doing their own hunting. This one seems to have been able to keep most of its arms recently but has lost them in the past. They really do seem to be the perfect food if you think about it.
 

sulley

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are you sure on species?? looks more like hummelincki to me...especially last photos with the purple suckers
 
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