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Pics of Fluffy

Nancy

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I always enjoy watching videos of Fluffy! He's such a pretty octopus and so graceful.

But I did see something that worries me - is that a glass thermometer or hydometer? If it's anything glass, please remove it and find some other way to measure. Fluffy is far too strong and can snap it in two very easily and it would be sharp and could hurt him.

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I really enjoyed that! One comment....Is that a cat ball and if so is there a metal bell inside? Not good if there is!

Loved the music and the credits!!!

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i usually don't put the hydrometer in when he is active because im worried about that too, and if he pulled it down far enuff and it rushed back to the top it would break(i accidentally did that wile cycling the tank) useually i just put it in the morning when hes asleep and leave it long enough to get a good readig but it was cold that night and i was a little worried about the temp. (despite havening a heater on the tank)

the ball is just a plastic golf ball :smile:
 

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You can find inexpensive digital thermometers. The Coralife Digital Thermometer is regularly $6.99, on sale for $5.59 at Drs. Foster and Smith. You could probably buy one at your LFS, too.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDzm9gkgPd4

im a little worried because he is not eating as much as he used to. this might just be because he is sick of fish(or hes stopped growing like a weed). iv been pretty lazy with the variety but tommarow my dads going out to see about getting some grocery store shrimp or a different type of scallop(he didn't like the last kind). hes also been less active/interactive during the day maybe because hes eating less. hes still just as active at night as far as i can tell. all of the parameters are normal. :/

[edit] i think i found part of the problem. lately my room has been in the low 60's and the heater couldn't keep up. the temp in the tank is 4-5 degrees lower than normal. the last couple days i was measuring the temp a little to close to the heater not paying attention. iv got a heater running in my room now.
 

Nancy

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Wonderful videos. To me, a briareus is like a dancer, such long legs and graceful movements.

Thanks for posting these!

I'm glad you discovered the problem with the heater - it would slow her down a bit.

Nancy
 

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