The cuttlefish is not a fish at all but a cephalopod, a member of the same family as squid and octopus. Cuttlefish are growing in popularity as pets because of their impressive intellect. Unlike their fishy cousins who will do little more than swim about aimlessly, cuttlefish are curious, bright, and can be really fun to watch as they stalk their prey. Cuttlefish are quite playful and can actually be taught tricks. Their eight arms, two tentacles, and distinctive cuttlebone make the cuttlefish a striking and unusual pet.
Unfortunately, the lifespan of a cuttlefish in captivity is limited. Even with