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Temp range for S Officinalis


Mar 19, 2003
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

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