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Squid care? (renamed)

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With an octopus, you have to escape-proof the entire tank, because they can (and most certainly will...) try and get out. You don't have to escape-proof with cuttles but they can spook easily and jet backwards into a rock or the side of the tank and injure themselves. I am not sure one is easier than the other, just different... both take a lot of attention and end of costing a lot of money in terms of setting up the aquarium, and feeding the animals live food. The cost of the octopus is small in comparison to providing the environment and food... Be prepared, do a lot of reading on this forum (and elsewhere).
 
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Whatever you do, don't rush into this. Tht's a guaranteed way to kill a ceph. Take your time, learn all you can, and keep a healthy saltwater tank going for a long time before you add a ceph.
 

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