Temp range for S Officinalis

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  1. Mikey

    Mikey Wonderpus Registered

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    Does anyone know the ideal and acceptable range for Sepia Officianlis? Also, for Bimacs?
     
  2. mikeconstable

    mikeconstable GPO Registered

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    My first common cuttlefish put up with temperatures over 80 degrees f. without apparent discomfort (originally hatching after being brought home in damp seaweed on a hot day). Have also kept them in an unheated integral garage through the winter - much longer lifespan of over a year.
    High temps. may be detrimental to larger specimens because of reduction in oxygen dissolved in water?
    Wonderful animals. :D
     
  3. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Also think that higher water temps make them a bit more skittish and likely to ink
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Bimacs can be kept between 72-65 degrees F.

    Nancy
     
  5. Mikey

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    Thank you all for your replies.
     

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