Octopus who predicted world cup winners has died

Paul, the octopus which successfully predicated the World Cup matches has died. “Paul predicted the winners of all Germany’s World Cup clashes, and then of the final by selecting one of two boxes, each loaded with a mussel food treat…

Octopus predicts that Germany will trounce England in their next World Cup match

The LA Times reports that an English born octopus has predicted that Germany will beat England in Sunday’s World Cup game. Tasty mussels were placed in two glasses, one with a German Flag and the other with the English St.…

Octopus steals camera to make its own home video

Apparently an octopus wanted to make a home video. To do that though he needed a camera. Thankfully a diver was in the water filming him and what better way then to make a home video than to steal the…

Octopus rubescens and Low Tides are awesome

If you live near the coast of any ocean, you probably know that tide pooling is great fun. Whats even more fun, is waiting until there is a very low tide, and then going to your local marine protected area…

Aqua FX gets insane with Octopus RO/DI

AquaFx makes a variety of RO/DI systems for hobbyists, consumers and industrial applications. They do have a new hobbyist/consumer aimed product call the octopus that simply put is a beast for your reverse osmosis needs. The feature list is very…

Octopus goes “Gilligan’s Island” making a home out of coconut shells

In a scene more reminiscent of a Gilligan’s Island, octopuses are caught on film digging up discarded coconut shells from the ocean floor and scampering away with their booty to build shelters that would have made “The Professor” proud. The…

Steinhart Aquarium’s Rich Ross gives a MACNA talk that is edutainment about octopus and cuttlefish

We can’t think of a more entertaining way to wake up to coffee and breakfast than to attend Rich Ross’s ceph talk while he amuses and entertains. Whether or not you have a dedicated interest in Octopi or cuttlefish, ex-comedian…

Reef Octopus XP 2000 external Cone skimmer

Another new day. Another new skimmer. Like the internal Super Reef Octopus XP cone skimmer, the new external  XP-2000 cone skimmer uses the bubble blaster pump as its internal brother. The internal model sucked up to 1400 lph and we…

TONMOCON III: Monterey Bay, CA – June 19 – 21, 2009.

TONMOCON III: Monterey Bay, CA – June 19 – 21, 2009. TONMOCON is the largest cephalopod convention, and you should go because it’s free.

Octopus blames SoCal Aquarium staff for flooding

The staff of the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium discovered tuesday morning that hundreds of gallons of seawater had flooded the building. The source of the flooding was discovered to originate from an octopus aquarium which had been carelessly designed to…