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western australian occie

dingo

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hi guys this is a photo of our occie he is a western australian occie dont know the real name but hes cool any way we also have a zebra lion fish in with him and they get on great let us know what you think oh and what a cool site
 

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Nancy

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Hi and welcome to TONMO.com :welcome:

What a beautiful octopus! Thanks for posting the pic. How big is it, and how big is the tank it's in?

Glad you like the site!

Nancy
 

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Welcome!!! He is beautiful! How long have you had him? He cohabitates with a lionfish? Think that is a first!!! Anyway enjoy and look forward to more pics!!!

Carol
 

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hes about the size of a large orange and the tank is a 4ft about 200 liters with plenty of rocks we have two canister filters and a protien skimmer heres some more pics also theres a puffer fish , a clown fish a gobbie in the tank
 

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Hi Dingo, welcome to TONMO.com :smile:

Keep posting pics of that octo, more you post better chnace we have of figuring what it is :smile:
 

corw314

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Think I found your octo - Octopus cf tetricus or known as the common Perth Octopus, pg. 277 of Cephlapods, A World Guide for those of you that have this!
 

dingo

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thankyou for that we thought thats what he might be but always good to double check but hes cool anyway we collect live food for the both of them once a week so they can snack on white bait and boxer shrimp all week long and also we supply them with frozen food as well
 

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Is the picture in the first post your own pic?
 

dingo

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yes the pic is one i took the other day he only comes out ever now and then like that so it was a good one
 

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