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Old 04-22-2012, 08:17 AM   #1
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my anemone wont eat! HELP!

hi,about 2 weeks ago i brought a yellow coloured anemone, i have had no problems with it apart from one, it wont EAT! i am trying to feed it very small portions of silverside but it spits it back out! what does this mean and what should i feed it? i have also noticed that its tentacles are going pale i have read that this means its starving? please help!


Also does anyone have any advice for feeding them? it would be greatly appreciated,
i have now been trying to get it to eat for a day.
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:31 AM   #2
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The pieces may still be too large. You might try mysis shrimp first.
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You dont have to feed it. I had one for seven yrs and never fed it. They can get all they need from the lighting and water column.
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:56 AM   #4
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i feed it pieces smaller than its mouth, is it possible it doesnt like what im feeding it?
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i have also tryed feeding it frozen lancefish
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What lighting are you running over the tank?
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i have t5 lighting
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:03 PM   #8
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how many t5's? what wattage, what size tank?
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You dont have to feed it. I had one for seven yrs and never fed it. They can get all they need from the lighting and water column.
It depends on lighting, wattage and age of the bulbs, as well as placement in the tank, also if it is being hosted or not
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Is it possible that it was dyed yellow and is losing its color?
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