Where to get cheap hawaiin bobtail squid

frisbeefanatic

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I live along the upper east coast of the US in Rhode island and am interested in seeing just how inexpensive it is to obtain a good amount of these little critters :)
 

NickA5582

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Welcome to Tonmo, FrisbeeFanatic.

It would be pretty difficult to obtain one since they are only found in Hawaii and aren't available on the market. The NRCC has them, but only will sell them for educational purposes. Plus they don't make that great of pets, they're nocturnal and only live for 3-11 months and about 90% of the time they'll be buried under the sand.
 

frisbeefanatic

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Well thanks for the response. I was looking for them for eduaction purposes for RWU college and seeing if i could come up with a better deal than they were getting supplied with to study.
 

Cephkid

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Actually, if octomush is still around here somewhere, you might ask him... :?

BTW, the sepiolid your thinking of only live 3-8 months from egg...
 

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