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Young or old?

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Although I do not keep them myself, through reading the chronicals of many octo keepers here I would be of the opinion that a young one is better, as their lifespan does not seem very long.
 

Nancy

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Lithographette is on the right track. Since octopuses have short lifespans, you'll have more time with your pet if you get a younger one.

However, many of our members have adopted full grown octopuses with success - it's just that they don't have their octo for very long.

Nancy
 

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