cuttlefish

  1. M

    Cool Cuttlefish at The Montery Bay Aquarium

    I was at the Monterey Bay Aquarium a few Years ago, I sadly didn't get to see any of the deep sea cephalopods they have had in the tentacles exhibit. However I was able to film both Sepia bandensis and Metasepia pfefferi feeding, on a saltwater livebearer and shrimp respectively. I also did get...
  2. Col. Cuttlefish

    What are your favorite decorations for your cuttle tank?

    I am looking to decorate the tank and prepare it for some cuttlefish. What are your favorite caves, plants, and other decorations that you have used or seen in a tank?
  3. Col. Cuttlefish

    Culturing Cuttlefish!

    Hello all I am working in a lab and we have decided that it would be beneficial to culture cuttlefish. I have been given the responsibility of caring for them and maintaining the tank. We have a consultant coming in to set up the tank so that issue is taken care of, however any tips on caring...
  4. ailuropalescent

    Technical Report of My Cuttlefish Husbandry Experience

    Hello internet! I'm a student at The Evergreen State College and I had the unique experience to study the husbandry of dwarf cuttlefish for college credit! I wrote a 14 page long technical report about my aquarium setup, my feeding tanks, water quality and basically my entire experience that...
  5. KD5054

    My 'cephalopodic' journey-a beginner's progressive notes

    Being new to the saltwater side of the hobby I thought it would be great to post as I make way along to not only learning about keeping a marine tank but the steps as I work my way to finally owning my own cephalopod in the future. This will helpfully also be able for me to get tips from...
  6. ailuropalescent

    Help! Is my baby cuttlefish in trouble, or just shy?

    Hello fellow ceph enthusiasts! I recently (Friday) acquired 2 baby dwarf cuttlefish, and at first was worried that they weren't eating, but then today I was able to watch the larger one (that I call Varamyr) attack and eat a few small amphipods. The other one, however (that I call Chromia) is...
  7. S

    purchase Sepia officinalis in Massachusetts

    Hi Everyone! I am interested in purchasing an adult Sepia officinalis. I am aware these individuals are not long lived and that adults are difficult to obtain. I live in Massachusetts and wondered if there was anyone out there interested in selling and shipping, or if local I could pick up...
  8. PA250001

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    One from the archives
  9. T

    Hello I'm thinking about getting a Cuttlefish

    Hi my name is Trinkuh i'm a stay at home mom from Ohio. I've own many different odd pets over the year..including my pet turkey who thinks he is a dog...a lap dog XD...i've had a few take over the years but never salt water due to never being able to pick what i would want more lol. I've always...
  10. Chris Taylor

    Cuttlefish Anatomy Pendant

    The forum moderators have graciously granted me permission to show off my cuttlefish pendant here. This pendant, which is one of several cephalopod items that I've created, is the product of a lot of work and research. The arms, head and internal organs can be pulled away from the mantle...
  11. Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Metasepia pfefferi

    Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Metasepia pfefferi

    From Richard Ross (@Thales)
  12. Polpessa

    Questions: S latimanus breeding / life cycle

    Questions about S latimanus: 1) When is mating season for S latimanus in Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia? Is the time of year location specific or is mating season the same time all over SE Asia for example? 2) How long does their mating season last? 3) Do both males and females die soon after...
  13. S

    Cuttlefish X mating with Squid?

    I was filming the Giant Australian Cuttlefish in South Australia yesterday and came across this interesting animal behaviour. It seems as through the squid is trying to mate with the cuttlefish!? I am very interested in hearing anyones interpretations of this behaviour and help explain what's...
  14. S

    Cephs/diving in China/Hong Kong/Taiwan

    I was wondering if anyone knew of any interesting studies being done on cephalopods (especially octopuses) in China/Hon Kong/Taiwan. Or any interesting species near there? Any ceph scientists studying cephalopods near there? There are a lot of grants etc. for work in China that I was hoping I...

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