What is a Cuttlebone, Anyway?

Informational about Cuttlebones and How to Use Them

  1. DutchAquarium
    DutchAquarium
    5/5,
    I'm glad someone wrote this article. I hear too many beginner hobbyists thinking it's just a block of calcium and glue.
    1. TheeLadyG
      Author's Response
      Thank you! They really are a miracle of nature...
  2. AquaBluMom
    AquaBluMom
    5/5,
    I’ve been giving cuttlebone, floating pieces, powdered into snail jello, and powdered straight into the tank, to my Mystery Snails for quite some time now. I like the boiling in hot water tip! A well written and informative article! Thanks!
    1. TheeLadyG
      Author's Response
      You're welcome! Thanks for the review. Feeding (non floaty) chunks is my kind of "simple." heh
  3. MaximumRide14
    MaximumRide14
    5/5,
    So interesting! I never really thought about it until now but this is a great resource!
    1. TheeLadyG
      Author's Response
      Thank you! Look up Cuttlefish... they are pretty much one of the most mind blowing animals on earth~
  4. Fanatic
    Fanatic
    5/5,
    I have always known that they came from a type of fish, but hadn’t done any research at all. I kinda feel sad that I am using a bone from such a cute fish :) Anyways, great article!
    1. TheeLadyG
      Author's Response
      Well, you can take some heart in knowing that cuttlefish are widely used as food and more all over the world, both their flesh and their ink! The cuttlebones don't get wasted, which is good. But it is important to know that yes, they do come from an animal.








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