The Mimic Octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus, is also known as the Zebra Octopus. This small octopus requires expert care should be kept in an aquarium of at least 200 gallons.
They are very intelligent and must be kept in a sealed tank as they WILL escape. They require live rock that is secured so they don’t crush themselves. They are not reef safe, very difficult to feed in captivity and feed on shrimp, crabs, and clams live or frozen.
Approximate Purchase Size
8″ – 12″
Eastern Asia, Japan
Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image(s) provided, nor is the sex of the item guaranteed UNLESS you are presented with an option during the selection process. All sizes are approximate and exactness cannot be guaranteed as we reserve the right to up or down a ½ size at the time of shipment without notification.