Originally Posted by Alcoremortis
At this aquarium that I went to once, the docent told us that the octopodes would open up their aquariums and escape into other aquariums to eat the other fish. Even putting bolts on the aquariums wouldn't stop them (they could unbolt them) so they had to put padlocks on all the octopus enclosures to prevent them from escaping.
I read about that, I also read that if you get a little container and put some live food in it then the octopus will figure out how the container opens so that it can obtain the food. I'd love to see that in action!