Minimum tank size for Cuttlefish

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  1. rjd0521

    rjd0521 Cuttlefish Registered

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    What is the minimum recommended size for a Cuttlefish?

    Thinking about pulling the old 15g tall from the garage and set it up but I don't know if it is big enough.
     
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    DeepBlueWonders Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    The smallest recommended tank for a single Sepia Bandensis adult would be 20 gallons
     
  3. rjd0521

    rjd0521 Cuttlefish Registered

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    Can I get away with the 15g if I start from eggs. My wife will make me sleep on the couch if I was to buy another tank.

    Also, what is the best aquascape for a cuttlefish? lot of rockwork or more of an open space?
     
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    Start checking Craigslist for tanks. I wouldn't recommend smaller than a 29 gallon. They grow fast - mine went into a 55 gallon when they were 5 months old. So, if you have to cycle a bigger tank, you had better start at the same time you get the eggs.
     
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    if your going to hatch eggs then youll need a tank to keep mysids in to feed them, i'd use the 15 for mysids and get a bigger tank for the cuttles.
     

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