Rich Ross
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Love the ink, hate the needle?

If you like tattoos and octopus, but fear needles, then these tights from Esty are for you. Slide the silky Italian 40 Den tights up your legs and sport what everyone will think is an octopus tattoo, …

The allure of a pure frag swap

I have been fortunate to attend several frag events around the country this year, but none gets me as excited as the Bay Area Reefers (BAR) regional fragswap. Last weekend there were no guest speakers…

Blanket Octopus Video

  This is an amazing animal and an amazing piece of footage. The good folks at www.TONMO.com (your source for all things cehpy) have ID’d the animal as one of the blanket octopuses, Tremoct…

Piglet Squid smiles for the camera

This one is weirder than usual for cephs. Helicocrancchia pfefferi – the piglet squid. The name of this wee beastie comes from the funny location of its siphon in relation to its eyes and from t…

As flamboyant as I wanna be

Hi, my name is Rich Ross and I am way into cephalopods. Keeping them, breeding them, eating them. Mostly the first two. One of the holy grails of ceph keeping are the two Metasepia species, the flamb…