new cuttle on the way

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  1. rc

    rc GPO Registered

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    i ordered a cuttle from octopets today, it should arrive tomorrow

    i finally decided to try another ceph, after may last octo died (spot) i decided not to go through that again but i cant resist the opportunity to get a cuttle
     
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    Any update???? Pics??? How was the arrival????

    And Congrats!!! Hope all went well!!!

    Carol
     
  3. cthulhu77

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    fingers crossed over here ! Good luck!
    greg
     
  4. rc

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    hadnt had time to post, my cuttle arrived safe and sound yesterday, i acclimated him for about an hour he didnt ink at all even when i walk up to the tank he just swims slowly backwards into a crevice between the rocks
    hes already eating, i put some ghost shrimp in there yesterday and he ate them all
    so far so good, now i just have to think of a name
    i havent been able to get any good pics, he wont stay still all pics come out blury but as soon as i get one ill post
     
  5. rc

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    these are the best pics i could get so far
     
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    Glad to hear it went well! Those are lovely shots of him, how large is he now? Got a name?
     
  7. rc

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    no name yet
    his total lenght is about 3"
     
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    Cool cuttle! What are the red areas to the right in pic 1 ?
     
  9. rc

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    the red things are mushrooms, they grow like weeds in my reef tank so instead of throwing them away i figured i would see how they do under low light
     
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    Very nice...I wasn't sure if they were some sort of elkhorn or what! I have only had luck with the green and brown varieties...way to go!
     

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