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Old 08-14-2003, 08:07 PM   #1
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Yellow Tang feeding issue.

I'm a little worried about my Yellow Tang...he eats everything. He's about 1.5 inches long, he will eat about 2 inches of sea weed, a few flakes and even a brine shrimp or two. Should be worried about his interest in flakes and shrimp.
The shrimp is there for the royal gramma, who doesn't mind flakes. Dislikes sea weed though. None of the other fish show any interest in the sea weed, except occasionally the cleaner shrimp might stroll over to have a look. Is it normal for Yellow tangs to eat everything. He might also take a nip at a bloodworm. Am I overfeeding him?

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Only herbivores like tangs enjoy seaweed for the most part. It is of course good that he is eating, but make sure all the other fish are getting a fair amount of food as well. Sounds like you got a healty tang, what size is the tank?
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