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Old 04-18-2007, 12:20 PM   #1
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When he was little I fed him flake, but now that he's bigger (6 inches), I feel like he needs a little more variety or something bigger. I'd be interested to know what others are feeding them. Also, I recently had to move his tank (40 gal FOWLR) and I haven't hardly seen him eat since (about a week). I'm assuming he's still stressed from the move and as the tank is settling back down into it's rythm. Here's hoping he finds his appetite again.
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I hardly ever feed flakes anymore (they produce too much phosphate). I soak my mysis in garlic gard, zoe and selcon. You can also make your own food from raw, unseasoned seafood, from your grocery store.
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To me the key is variety. IMO nothing wrong with flake but a good variety is always better. I feed Flake, mysis,brine, emerald entree and I`m sure there are other things.But as I said variety is the key.
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Should I be feeding him more than once a day?
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I feed every other day.
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Feed every other day also. If you are feeding every day and your tank parameters are OK I would keep doing it till you see him eating good then go to every other day. But of course this is JMO and IME.
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