somethings wrong

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  1. Thingymabob

    Thingymabob Blue Ring Registered

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    my cuttlefish seeems to be having problems catching food because it usually shoots out its preying tentacle but it never does it so he cant get any food.
     
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    William Tyson Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    how old is your cuttle
     
  3. cthulhu77

    cthulhu77 Titanites Supporter

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    What size is the cuttle, and what are you trying to feed it? It sounds like he is interested in the prey item, but not enough to actually dedicate the time to eat it, or, perhaps the prey item is too large?

    greg
     
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    im not sure how old iit is but one died and i think its because it layed a few eggs. my cuttles a sepia bandensis and its around 5 cm not including the tentacles
     
  5. Mikey

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    At that size it is an adult and may be reaching senscence. This seems to be a commonly noted occurance in the older age of cuttles.

    But maybe he has hurt it somehow??
     

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