Lots of Sex

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  1. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Hey guys,

    Been busy, but I thought I would give a quick update. The 11 bandensis I have in approx 75 gallons of a 100 gallon tank are doing well and mating like mad. No eggs yet, and hopefully pics in a few days!

    :smile:
     
  2. William Tyson

    William Tyson Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    sounds like good news, how have your cuttles been doin lately
     
  3. erich orser

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    Merry Christmas, Scary Squishmas Mr. Ross!

    I'm looking forward to some hardcore cuttle-porn action from you!

    Erich
     
  4. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    And a Merry birth of Jesus to you!

    I have been thinking about setting up the camera...just got to get the releases signed by the 8 armed actors!
     
  5. Paradox

    Paradox Haliphron Atlanticus Supporter

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    Hiya!! The brothers and sisters of your guys have started to have sex also!! I hope when they lay eggs that they will choose a easy to reach and convenient place...
     
  6. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Great!
    I would like to get some of the eggs from you for the next round. Wanna trade? :D
     
  7. erich orser

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    This is just great! I'm picturing a constant soundtrack of Barry White singing "Love is in the Air". Hoping for lots of cuttle eggs.
     
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    You know, I've always wondered if cephs get any enjoyment out of the act (an evolutionary trait to urge them to procreate) like we do or is it an instinctual thing.

    Have I just decimated the sexy vibe that was going on by asking that?
     
  9. Paradox

    Paradox Haliphron Atlanticus Supporter

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    Yup, I would love to trade some eggs!! Hopefully this would add more variety into the gene pool and prevent 12 tentacled 2 beak offsprings..Hmm but that might be kinda cool =)


    How long do you think it will be until the eggs appear?
     
  10. Colin

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    How closely related are all your cuttles?
     
  11. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    No clue Colin. They came from an import batch of about 500 eggs. The hatchlings were all mixed, so its anyones guess.
     
  12. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    ah that's cool, you can guess that there are going to be some siblings but there should be good chances of totally unrelated cuttles in there. Ideal!
     
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    Good to hear Rich!
     
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    chrono_war01 Colossal Squid Supporter

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    What if in-breeding happens? Will the cuttles start going dumb?
     

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