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Old 07-08-2013, 06:58 PM   #41
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I did! They said that they were tank bred, so I hope I didn't get him from the reef

Thank you! I'm super excited about him. It's taking forever to acclimate him, but I really don't want to do anything to kill him! He cost too much to do that He's officially my first SW fish and most expensive. Love him!
Oh god, they are very expensive!!!! I've paid $100 for a fish, I told my parents if I pay any more for a fish, take me to the nut house lol
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:00 PM   #42
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I don't think that there are many in Columbus, OH but I'll be on the look out
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How are you acclimating him?
Drip. It's taking forever, but I guess that is the best way to go
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Quick question, what all should I feed him?


I have marine flakes and I also have frozen brine shrimp. I've read the mysis (?) is good too. Should I look into pellets or something else or what? Kind of realized just now he might be a little more picky than the FW fish!
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He should go for the marine flakes or the brine.
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Mine eats pellets, won't even look at flakes. Every fish will eat brine but it's not really good for them, I use mysis instead. I also feed rods food along with some pieces of mussels that he hogs because he's a fatty. It's all about variety with marine fish. I've been meaning to get to petsmart to buy more frozen food, the more variety, the better.

But really, they'll eat anything. I'd go get some mysis though because brine as no nutritional value



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Edit- but brine and flakes if he takes them will be fine until you can get mysis, brine I use as a treat.
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Great. I'll start to stock up on things as things go along. Hopefully he'll like the flakes for a little bit yet. Then I'll go and get some more. Thanks guys! Also, I know FW fish eat them but do SW fish eat black worms? I have a baggie of them for my DP but I don't know if they're good. Ah, so many questions and so few really good answers I can find. Such diverse opinions!

Edit: also George, that is one cute clownfish
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Great. I'll start to stock up on things as things go along. Hopefully he'll like the flakes for a little bit yet. Then I'll go and get some more. Thanks guys! Also, I know FW fish eat them but do SW fish eat black worms? I have a baggie of them for my DP but I don't know if they're good. Ah, so many questions and so few really good answers I can find. Such diverse opinions!

Edit: also George, that is one cute clownfish
Usually, what doesnt come from the ocean you don't want to give saltwater fish, so I wouldnt feed blackworms, but they might like it
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Usually, what doesnt come from the ocean you don't want to give saltwater fish, so I wouldnt feed blackworms, but they might like it
I figured, but just wants to see. Thanks!
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I figured, but just wants to see. Thanks!
How's he doing? Has he explored his new home?
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How's he doing? Has he explored his new home?
He's doing pretty good, so far he's made it to every corner in the tank. He has found "his" spot in the tank. It's the middle right section, he keeps swimming up and down that region. Occasionally he'll swim the length of the tank and around the LR, but always ending up in that spot. It's really cute
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