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by Colin Dunlop Opening notes... Since this article was originally written it has been necessary to rewrite parts of it. There have been significant advances within the hobby and cephalopod husbandry techniques are still evolving. It is certain to require more updates in the future but that's...
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Mar 4, 2004
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By Colin Dunlop - 2003 Discuss this article in our forums: Cuttlefish Care When is a fish not a fish? Em... okay, er... em... It's not a funny joke, actually it's just a fact... cuttlefish are not fish! Cuttlefish are much more closely related to garden slugs and snails than they are to fish...
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Jun 18, 2003
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By Colin Dunlop National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-8255 Available 24 hours every day There are some references to octopuses and other animals "committing suicide." This is a subjective way of looking at certain types of animal death, such as saying that whales found beached on...
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Mar 8, 2003
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By Colin Dunlop November 2003 (also appears in the February/March 2004, Issue - 16 of Marine World Magazine) ”The most commonly seen cephalopods for sale in the UK are octopuses, cuttlefish and nautiluses. Their husbandry is not too far removed from caring for any other marine species but...
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Nov 1, 2003
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by Colin Dunlop Overview One of the most common emails that I receive starts along the lines of, "I have seen an octopus for sale in a pet shop. What do I need to keep it properly?" Here is a list of some information and equipment needed for an octopus aquarium with links to sites where the...
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Sep 2, 2002
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by Colin Dunlop - 2004 Ever since I became interested in keeping cephalopods as pets I have tried very hard to help out other people as much as I can. This has included answering questions on message boards and posting pictures wherever possible. My original site, soon to be discontinued, was...
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Mar 9, 2004
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