If you could own a ceph.

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  1. GPO87

    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    OK, my question is...

    If you could own any ceph, doesn't matter how big the tank would have to be, or the rate it would die at (or the amount of times it would try to kill you)

    What Ceph would you own.

    I personally would love to own a vampiroteuthis... they are sooooo cool. :vampyro:
     
  2. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    squid any squid!

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  3. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    Colossal Squid.

    no....Vampire Squid....

    no....Giant Pacific Octopus...

    no....oh I give up! Too much of a tough choice. Hang on, it's got to be Cameroceras, an 11 foot Ordovician orthoconic shelled nautiloid. Now that would be something to look after!
     
  4. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    ooooooooooooooooooh that would be sooo cool!

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  5. Squidman

    Squidman Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    What ceph would I own?

    As my name implies so well, I would have to own a squid. No, not just any squid. I would take... Architeuthis! My previous posts make this pretty obvious.


    The one and only,
    Squidman
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  6. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    My mistake Jean. It's thought Cameroceras actually grew up to 10 meters or 39 feet, depending on the source one reads. (Must look up before posting in future. Memory lapses increasingly common these days and all...)
     
  7. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    GPO :mrgreen:
     
  8. Melissa

    Melissa Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    I'd want to keep a ceph with which I could interact, so maybe a bimac or cuttles. GPOs sound very appealing, too, in the posts about divers' ceph encounters.

    Melissa
     
  9. dbbga

    dbbga Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    GPO what a time it would be..........
     
  10. marinebio_guy

    marinebio_guy Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    I like GPO's the ones I have cared for where really interesting, until they try to pull you into the tank with them. :lol:
     
  11. fluffysquid

    fluffysquid Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    ... or steal your net away from you! :lol:

    definately a GPO for me.
     
  12. fluffysquid

    fluffysquid Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    .... come to think of it, both of those have happened.... i just peeled off the suckers faster than he could attatch them to my arm :hmm:
     
  13. joel_ang

    joel_ang Architeuthis Registered

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    A flamboyant cuttle , a bimac or any species of squid would do nicely for me!
     
  14. chrono_war01

    chrono_war01 Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Hm...that's a tough choice....there's
    GPO
    Messie
    Ol' Archie
    Mr. Dumbo Wings
    Count Vampyro
    the list goes on and on...
    Can't I keep one each?
     
  15. DHyslop

    DHyslop Architeuthis Supporter

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    Heteromorphic ammonite. If you could have any ceph, why choose one that's extant? :smile:
     
  16. snafflehound@work

    snafflehound@work O. bimaculoides Registered

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    I'd like one of those giant octopi that probably don't exist and are really just decaying whale bubber. Failing that a giant extinct creature of whatever species. Preferably at least a pair of them, to help reestablish the species.
     
  17. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    GPO... not very original but at least i have my 15 foot tank and big chiller... all i need is a place to put it and a source for GPOs...
     
  18. snafflehound@work

    snafflehound@work O. bimaculoides Registered

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    What about Cthulhu? Be the first on your block to own an Elder God! :cthulhu:
     

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