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Old 11/23/2007, 11:03 AM
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help O. mercatoris discovered after 7 months!?

How do i get this guy out? My 90 gallon mixed reef was started over 7 months ago and i just last night discovered a dwarf octopus! I've had fish for the last 5 months and none have been harmed but i want to get the octo out before they do start dissapearing.


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Old 11/23/2007, 12:59 PM
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Old 11/23/2007, 03:14 PM
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lol if i see him again. Thats what i'm worried about, actualy ever seeing him again since he's been hidden for 7 months. Is he gonna let me net him? And if i can get him anyone local can have him...i wont ship him.
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Old 11/23/2007, 10:01 PM
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Re: help O. mercatoris discovered after 7 months!?

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I've had fish for the last 5 months and none have been harmed
Then why get rid of it? I would kill to have a well behaved octo in my reef.
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Old 11/23/2007, 11:43 PM
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Turn your lights on in the middle of the night and you are more likely to see it. Most dwarfs are nocturnal, O. Mercatoris included, if that's what it is. I doubt he will harm any fish unless you get babies.
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Old 11/24/2007, 04:03 PM
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If it's been in there that long it will be dead very soon. They only live 6-8 months, so I wouldn't worry about finding it.
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Old 12/02/2007, 06:32 PM
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put a glass bottle in the tank with some food in it or just put the bottle under rocks and check it in the morning. He might hide out in there.
 

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