Got my new cuttle at last!!!

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  1. Panzz

    Panzz Blue Ring Registered

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    hi everyone!!!
    got my new cuttle at last and hope this time nothing will happen to it and it already has a good start it is already feeding!!!
    and I have a question wonder if cuttle can be kept in a refugium?
    Thx!!! :grin:
     
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    cthulhu77 Titanites Supporter

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    Cool ! Keep mus posted...pics? It would have to be one heck of a large refugium !!!! :shock:
     
  3. Panzz

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    ha ha not to worry my cuttle is the smaller species of cuttle Sepia bandensis, and the max size is 5 cm so I guess it should be able to live in a refugium?
    and by the way will cuttle are full the will not eat even if the food is right infront of them right?
     
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    cthulhu77 Titanites Supporter

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    I have never kept cuttlefish (new house soon...hehe...bigger tanks...cuttles? oh yeah ) but the octos I have had sometimes would kill a prey item but not consume it when they are full...most of the time, they just ignore them.
     
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    ok thx!! will stop feeding until the next day jus in case it got of fed!
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Contgratulations on your new cuttle. :smile:

    Does it have a name yet?

    Nancy
     
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    nope it doesn't yet ha ha but I do have a question my cuttle isn't eating yet is it cos it is too full? It had already eaten two shrimp when it arrive and it is not a very big cuttle about 1.5-2 inches and by the way the max size for my cuttle is not 5cm srry bout that
     
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    I think the mantle size maximum is about 5cm but its bigger when you add on the rest of the body ;)

    Cuttles do seem to eat more than octopuses, best bet is to add little and often and split up the feedings, so maybe try 1 shrimp am and 1 pm? then see... Once it settles in it wont be shy about letting you know its hungry!
     
  9. Panzz

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    ok thx my cuttle has eaten at last at night and we have decided to name them (I have 2 cuttle actually) the bigger one Inky and the smaller one Fufu (I know the names may seem funny but that is the name I decided to give them and I got one photo of Fufu and one of inky behind it.
     

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    can i ask where you got them?
     
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    Congrats with the success, and in making me jealous.... (lol j/k...actually, no... i want a cuttle....)
     
  12. Panzz

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    what do you really mean by where I got them?
    if it is the 'where' ,
    I got them from a LFS :grin:
     
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    now way at least 55 gallon tank if not more
     

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