• Welcome to TONMO, a community of cephalopod experts, hobbyists and enthusiasts. Established in 2000, we are the founders of TONMOCON, and birthplace of World Octopus Day and Cephalopod Awareness Days. ...You can register here, and Introduce Yourself. To rid yourself of ads and enjoy other perks, become a Supporter for just $50/year. (Now accepting bitcoin & other crytpo!) ...Follow us on Twitter and YouTube for more cephy goodness.
  • Looking to buy a cephalopod? Check out Tomh's Cephs Forum, and this post in particular shares important info about our policies as it relates to responsible ceph-keeping.

[Octopus]: vulgaris

OctopusChan

Cuttlefish
Registered
Joined
Mar 15, 2019
Messages
21
I had received my oct and kept them for two days.
Today I cut a mantis shrimp to half to feed them,the male one ate only a part and the female one took all.
There are still a problem:the female one get hurt on the back of mantle(skin is not cover ),I can see she is sensitive about the wound,but I get no cure for that now.Shall I consider about some medical ways ?

65742
65744
 


DWhatley

Kraken
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
Sep 4, 2006
Messages
21,000
The damage should mend by itself but you will want to watch for infection. There are few treatments available but Tetracycline can usually be purchased world wide and has been successfully used. You might try buying Tetracycline and putting a very small amount on her food in an attempt to prevent infection because of the small environment.
 

Latest Posts


Top