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Sources for Blue Rings

varez

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I am looking to get another blue ring, please dont rant...

i have owned bali, common, and blue rings for a while now and my blue ring past a month ago after 11 months! so, im looking to buy a new one, i am very experienced in these octopi and dearly request one! please guy, help me out!
 

cthulhu77

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Eleven months for a blue ring is very good. If you do a google search, or contact your local fish supplier, you should be able to obtain one easily, though it may be June before they start to arrive.

Of course, I don't really agree with importing animals that are basically unsustainable in the aquarium trade. Have you thought that maybe a captive raised bimac might be better?
 

varez

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hey

i have a bimac, wanted in my other octo tank a blue ring or zebra octo (O. chierchiae) but can not find any blue rings in stock online and can not find the zebra ANYWHERE.
 

Thales

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Your local aquarium store would be your best bet for blue rings. They are rarely sold online, but your LFS should be able to order one for you.
 

DWhatley

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Greg,
At least this year, they are in dangerous over abundance on the beaches and seem to be a growing concern from what I recently read ...
 
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