I think most people think of those delicious calamari rings every time we think about the word ‘squid’. Or is it just me? Truth be told, some people like to keep live squid as exotic pets, even though they aren’t the most social creatures.
Squids aren’t easy to take care of. They have some specific tank requirements, are pretty sensitive to the general quality of the water, and will usually have a really short lifespan. These are just some of the reasons that make them hard-to-raise pets. If you’re a really big fan of cephalopods or really like squids, you will have to learn about the best way in which to take care of them and offer them all the needed conditions to have a good life.
The world of exotic pets sees more and more people adopting squids. Even though they will need a lot of your time and consistent maintenance, they are very intelligent creatures and will be very fascinating in an aquarium.
Most people have a hard time figuring out a great name for their new companion after they got a squid. This article comes to your help, to make naming a pet squid as easy as possible.
I think that the lists below have the best ever squid names you’d think of so you’ll surely find something you’ll like.
The list below offers some great ideas for funny names for a squid. At least some of these names should make for some funny conversations.
Diddly – You might know Squiddly Diddly or simply Diddly from the well-known cartoon studio Hannah-Barbara from the 1960s. Squiddly Diddly is a cartoon character known as a kind-hearted and warm squid that only wants to become a popular singer.
Squidward – You probably heard of this iconic cartoon character from the kids’ series SpongeBob Squarepants. This is one of the most popular characters among Spongebob fans, even though it is made to seem cynical and at times ill-tempered.
Calamari – This is a name for people that can only think of the delicious calamari rings every time they hear about a squid.
Squidnapper – Some people see squids as the kidnappers of the waters, due to the way in which they hunt their prey.
Ten-Tickles – Squids have a total of ten tentacles, out of which they use 8 to hold and maneuver the prey and just two to actually grab it.
Printer Cartridge or just Cartridge – This is due to the squid’s capabilities to produce ink.
Mr. Ink-redible – This name doesn’t just sound nice, but also refers to the squid’s ability to produce a dark pigment similar to ink.
And below you will find even more funny names for a pet squid:
This list is appropriate for squids of larger sizes if you’d want to keep a giant squid at home.
The lists above didn’t help? Here are a bunch of other great names for your squid.
This is a list of what I consider some really cool squid names.
If you think your squid is adorable and want a really cute name for it, then the list below will surely help.
If you have a female squid and you can’t figure out the best name to give it, then we’ve got you covered.
Do you know for sure that your squid is a male? Then this list of names should be for your pet.
If up until this point you still haven’t found the perfect name for your squid, no need to stress about it. We got more. Here is a list of other good names for your squid.
Penguins of Madagascar was aired in 2014 and is one of the most popular computer-animated comedies, a part of the Madagascar movie series franchise. The stars of the movie are four penguins that are planning an elaborate conspiracy. Their end-game is to stop an evildoer called DR. Octavius Brine from conquering the world.
This movie has got the interest of a lot of people, but especially children. Even though the characters of the movie are penguins if you’re a big fan of the movie you can name your squid as one of the characters.
Skipper – This is the leader of the gang and the only one who makes the shots for all of the team members. Although his ways seem weird at first, his determination always leads his team to a successful end of the missions they start.
Kowalski – This is the tallest and the thinnest penguin, but at the same time, he is also the smartest one of them. He is the one behind Skipper’s elaborate plans and helps the team find great escapes from hard situations.
Rico – Rico comes from Antarctica, is mute but very loyal to Skipper. He is the one that always acts very rationally. This penguin is portrayed as a crazy penguin with a scarred face and spiked hair in the TV show made after the movie.
Private – This penguin is the most naive member of the team, mainly due to the fact that it is also the youngest of them all. He features a squeaky British accent and has very large, bulgy eyes.
I really hope that you have found the perfect name for your squid somewhere inside the lists I have built. If you found the one you like or if you have other ideas for squid names, leave a message below.