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Post by deep diver » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:25 pm

ok, after babysitting these guys for 6-9 weeks they finally decided to hatch. Keith and I missed the big rush but were lucky enough to catch some and from the pictures it looks like there are lots more to come. Rock fish were extremely annoying trying to suck them up as we were trying to take pictures of them. Had to give them a little attitude adjustment with my strobes. Spent 2 full dives with our heads stuck in a hole.

There was a strange creature, that I have no idea what he was but he was very active.

Visibility started out real bad, but as the tide came back in it cleared to about 20-25'. It was a great day with the octopus babies
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It's a good day.... nobody died!

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Re: baby

Post by Gdog » Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:42 pm

That is an epic experience!

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Re: baby

Post by H20doctor » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:44 pm

Once in a lifetime moment right there .. Congrats. !!! Nice pics ..
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Re: baby

Post by deep diver » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:04 am

We were surprised that she was still red and had eaten crab since we were there last.
Thought they quit eating the closer they get to the hatching.
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Re: baby

Post by ScubaJess » Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:01 pm

Happy Birthday baby octos!!!
That's soooo cool! Great snaps!!! :-)
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Re: baby

Post by Scubak » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:54 am

WOW!!!
That is a lifetime moment! Amazing pics!
Thanks for sharing them!
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Re: baby

Post by YellowEye » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:05 pm

Congrats on the baby hatching sighting!
Epic!
Your persistence paid off... definitely worth it huh?

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Re: baby

Post by deep diver » Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:49 pm

Yes it was
It's a good day.... nobody died!

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