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What Should I Expect?

SniperX8

Cuttlefish
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With an Atlantic Common Brown Octopus, what type of octopus should i expect to see when i pick it up at the LFS? Like what kind of octopus come from the atlantic ocean and is thier any pictures of them?
 

simple

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You could expect anything from a vulgaris to a dwarf mercatoris. Some common atlantic octopuses sold as pets are : Vulgaris, Mercatoris, Briareus, Hummellincki (also called Filosus). Im sure there are more, thats just what i can think of for now.
 

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