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Old 12-21-2013, 11:50 AM   #771
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Well, before you grind up a mixture, just cut a few tiny chunks off of a piece and toss them in.
I do think the live food will work though. My fingers are crossed.
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:52 AM   #772
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You're the best X. I will try just that. And get the live brine and anything else live they may have like the black worms.

I just fed the tank and while he didnt eat anything he did show some interest for once, swimming right up to a piece but then disregarding it. he MUST be hungry....
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Old 12-21-2013, 12:18 PM   #773
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Yes, hoping the live food will reinterest him in eating! Good luck!
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Old 12-21-2013, 05:42 PM   #774
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Added a good amount of live brine and all the yellow did was go up to it, try one and spit it out. Not the reaction I had been hoping for. Though it is more than I have seen him do in weeks. I also added a piece of macro algae, per the lfs's suggestion to a clip and he so far hasnt gone near it.

I bought two bags of live brine so I can try again later.

Just emptied out the 60g cube in anticipation of the new stand being done in a few days. King crab is in the 180g now being harassed by my very large white legged hermit lol....Kinda funny to see this 4-5 inch crab being molested by a 1.5 inch hermit, the little one will learn a lesson some time soon I bet.
I just love watching sealife, its always something interesting, like how different critters react to one another.

Does anyone know how long a yellow tang can go without eating before he starves himself? Twitchy is still quite fat and thick but at some point he has to starve, just not sure how long that would be.

Thanks everyone for the well wishes. My teeth are much better now. Still quite sore but the hard part wasnt the 3 root canals that only took about 45 minutes but the crown work that took over 3 hours. ugh....Lesson to you younger members, brush your darn teeth more!!! LOL
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Well Carey, I'd think that if after 2 weeks and twitchy is still fat...has to be eating something, right? I'd try the live brine again and things should go in your favor.
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I fed the rest of the live brine and twitchy finally ate it!! I am sooo happy! I am out of live brine now but I am hoping he will continue to eat the regular frozen brine. I added some frozen stuff in with the brine in hopes of tricking him but didnt see him eat any of that. But i am hopeful now. Its a rare fish that can pass up live food. lol
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I fed the rest of the live brine and twitchy finally ate it!! I am sooo happy! I am out of live brine now but I am hoping he will continue to eat the regular frozen brine. I added some frozen stuff in with the brine in hopes of tricking him but didnt see him eat any of that. But i am hopeful now. Its a rare fish that can pass up live food. lol

Yay! That is so great!
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Thanks Red, I thought so too. lol I had to see him eat several before i was convinced he was in fact eating it. Just cross your fingers he will start eating the frozen now.
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Thanks Red, I thought so too. lol I had to see him eat several before i was convinced he was in fact eating it. Just cross your fingers he will start eating the frozen now.
Definitely will cross my fingers! Hopefully that is all he needed to get back into eating.
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Good to know the tangs eating, ive been lurking lately lol. Hope he its frozen but if he doesnt, you could hatch or own brine shrimp right?
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