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Old 03-02-2014, 09:57 PM   #31
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The snowflakes are a different genius than the" true" morays

Snowflakes naturally prey upon crabs and shrimp not fish. The the conical teeth or crushing shells not grabbing fish.

That is not to say they will not eat a fish if they can grab it. They are clumsy at chasing fish. They cannot see well and seem to hunt by smell . If lucky he may learn to leave "your" fish alone. I doubt he will mess with anything much bigger then his mouth.
I did notice that, he was a very clumsy eater especially because I had to hold the guppy super still or he would spook.
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He will outgrow the spooking thing but always be clumsy

He is a nocturnal hunter of crabs, when he catches a fish it will usually be when he stumbles across a fish sleeping in a hole.
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I fed mine cut up pieces ofshrimp for years and he did fine.
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Old 03-03-2014, 12:27 AM   #34
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I fed mine krill and he did great, but I got tired of him biting me while i cleaned the tank. What a pain haha. After a few months of having him he also ate two fire fish soooo... Enjoy
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Im thinking of starting him on shrimp, gulf jumbo are pretty common around here and plentiful, pretty cheap too, I just dont want him to grow to fast, and be 3ft long in a year lol

On a side note, I noticed he squeezes into and out of every small nook and cranny in my rock work should I be worried about my frags? I hate waking up to overturned frags face down in the sand.
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They are strong burrowers. They will move anything that's in the way when constructing several burrows. So yes, he might move a frag or two. Just watch him as he settles in.
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They are strong burrowers. They will move anything that's in the way when constructing several burrows. So yes, he might move a frag or two. Just watch him as he settles in.
I did, and he settled in under the rock with the most below sand level clearance, lucky for me.
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They mostly move around at night.
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They mostly move around at night.
Yeah just tested that theory, turned my whites off and turned my blues to 20% and now he's on the prowl lol
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