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Old 07-01-2009, 08:06 PM   #1
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Hungry Blenny

Hi. I have a lawn mower Blenny but he's running low on food. 24 gallon nanocube and he's eaten everything in sight. Starting to get skinny and I'm afraid he's gonna starve. Any advice?
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That`s one of the problems with getting livestock to take care of algea problems is that they end up starving. Try some dried seaweed and see if it helps.
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Thanks Mike, I'll try that. If it doesn't work I guess he's going back to the lfs.
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Also supposedly soaking food in garlic stimulates feeding.
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Sorry, I don't understand what you mean by that. Soaking what kind of food?
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Soak whatever food you feed in garlic oil or they even have some garlic products out there in the aquarium trade.
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Old 07-03-2009, 08:47 PM   #7
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My lawn mower takes the dry medium pellets! I was lucky that I did not need to encourage him to do it (soak in garlic). I have him in a 14g tank. The other think I find he eats is a muscle (shell fish). I place it at the bottom of the tank and away he goes.
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Thanks! Pelets in garlic power worked great. I'm glad I was able to keep and save him
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So are we. Great job.
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Congrats something mine eats tho is dried sea wead sheets from ocean nutrition my tang loves it too
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