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Do cuttlefish eggs come in an egg sack? Or are they just single eggs that are big?

Hadla

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I’m asking because one lfs near me had a cuttlefish egg once that was about the size of a marble and I was surprised it was that big…
 

tonmo

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ya, they can get pretty big! I've heard them referred to as a "clutch" of cuttlefish eggs. There's a photo in this thread from last year of some cuttle eggs (dwarf) in a home tank; I'm certain there are many more:
 

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Thanks! I’m thinking of trying to raise one when I see another available in a year or two when I feel more confident about it :smirk:
 
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