Well I just acquire the same fish and that seems to be a trait at least initially of this fish. He is very shy and hides a lot. I have him in my QT right now and keep watching for any signs of distress. He will not aggressively come out to feed but he is eating, judging from the droppigs in the tank. He is also coming out just a little more the last day or so (have him for 3 days now). What I would suggest is as he is the only fish in the tank, keep the lights dim for now - helps them feel a little more secure. Other than that, just patience will do it. Keep a weather eye on him to make sure he does not seem in distress. 8)
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