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New book: Cephalopods: Octopuses and Cuttlefish in the Home Aquarium


Staff member
Nov 20, 2002
Coming this fall to your local bookstore:

Cephalopods: Octopuses and Cuttlefish in the Home Aquarium
By Colin Dunlop and Nancy King (Colin and Nancy on TONMO.com)

Published by TFH, around 230 pages, 120+ color photos

This is an exciting project, one we've thought about for a number of years - but, as you can imagine, it's a lot of work! TONMO.com will be mentioned and we’re asking some of the ceph owners to provide us with their best photos.

The book is aimed at the intermediate or advanced aquarist (that is, someone with some saltwater experience) who wants to keep an octopus or cuttlefish. It has general chapters on cephs as well as specific information on choosing and setting up the tank, feeding, breeding, a question and answer section, and even a chapter on photographing cephs. It will have many photos and good, practical information.

Our book should reach the LFSs and bookstores and Amazon.com by October.

We'll update you when we have more information about the release.


Staff member
May 30, 2000
This is one of the best things that has resulted from relationships formed via TONMO.com in its 8 years of existence. Congratulations, and thank you, Colin and Nancy!!!