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Anywhere in US have cuttles now?

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Hi all,
Jim at octopets won't have any until June. :sad:
fishsupply is out. :sad:
The lady at liveaquaria says that the computer tells her they have them but she has no other info, plus they jacked the price up. :confused:
-Anyone know where there are any Sepia officinalis available?
Thanks, John
 

joel_ang

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I don't think there will be many cuttles around as octopets seems to be the supplier, you could try asking LFS but i doubt you'll be able to find anything worth the price... Guess its time for waiting?
 

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a local zoo had some brought in from the phillipines, and they lasted about two days...I would wait for the spring!

greg
 

outhus

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if your in san diego, i got my cuttelfish from the pet kingdom on sports arena blvd. the head of the fish department said he has a source now(about 3 months ago). mine was $90 and he said it was from hawaii. make sure to talk to the head of the department, the other employes arnt that informed. its worth a shot if your in the area? good luck!!!!
 
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I have come to believe that all of the LFS owners/workers in my area have a slight case of mental retardation. Since I work for an aquarium I could probably easily order myself one from one of the institutes that supplies them only to aquariums...But if I got caught I'd be in trouble.:frown:
 

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I dont think there have been too many reported cases of people succesfully growing on these officinalis... anyone know dfferently?
 

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Colin said:
I dont think there have been too many reported cases of people succesfully growing on these officinalis... anyone know dfferently?
Geeze? Really?

Maybe I should go back to a bimac?

I thought from reading through the archives a officinalis was your 'best bet' with a cuttle assuming you could give them enough space.
 

Colin

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yeah, i havnt kept any other species but certainly officinalis was reasonably easily done. As long as space was provided and in fighting was ruled out!!! :smile:

i think the best bet is to get them as eggs and grow them yourself. They seem to travel very poorly and this accounts for about 80% of our losses it seems...

Nancy, are you in touch with anyone still with one of the cuttles?
 

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