Cuttlefish Availability

Discussion in 'Cuttlefish Care' started by Illithid, Apr 5, 2006.

  1. Illithid

    Illithid Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    I guess I am just jealous of the Octo thread, but we should know where cuttlefish are available too.

    Just to let everyone know-
    Aquatropics has bandensis eggs-I just talked to them (4-5-06 5:00pm)
    Click here to get thier contact info.
     
  2. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    You're right - I just haven't set up the Cuttlefish Availabillity post (which sticks at the top of the forum) yet.

    Glad there are some available.

    Nancy
     
  3. speek

    speek Larval Mass Registered

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    any idea if they ship?
     
  4. Illithid

    Illithid Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    I know for a fact they do.
     
  5. speek

    speek Larval Mass Registered

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    excellent thanks!
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    I was indoor reef www.indooreef.com the other day asking about octopuses and they said they can also get S.Prashadi, S.Apama, and S. Latimanus cuttles and are willing to ship.
     
  7. Brock Fluharty

    Brock Fluharty Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    Those would be cuttlefish I think. S. stands for sepia, which are cuttles. Never heard of those species at all, let alone in the aquarium trade.
     
  8. jojo

    jojo Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    Yes they are cuttlefish.
     
  9. Illithid

    Illithid Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    I have never heard of s.prashadi. I couldn't find it in ceph world guide either. I am surprised they can get the others too.
     
  10. jojo

    jojo Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Apama and latimanus get very big, like a meter and 1/2 a meter respectively. :smile:
     
  12. jc45

    jc45 GPO Registered

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    Has anyone kept any of them?
     
  13. cttlfish

    cttlfish Blue Ring Registered

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    I have never heard of anyone keeping S.prashadi or S.apama, although I belive a few people keep S.latimanus. Although keeping an S.apama would be undeniably cool (the cuttle would be almost as big as you...), you'd need a tank the size of a swimming pool to give it adequate space. S.prashadi does not appear to be common in the pet trade, even though it looks fairly common, and is medium-sized, at least according to this website here: http://www.zen-ika.com/zukan/01-10/p06.html. Truly, the only thing that seems to be keeping S.prashadi out of our aquariums is the fact that it's not really well known.
     
  14. William Tyson

    William Tyson Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    :grin: Hmm.........
     

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