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Old 11-19-2013, 03:38 PM   #1
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Yellow tang help

I can't seem to get my yellow tang to eat the green seaweed he seems to just eat some of the Algea out of the substrate how can I get him to start eating the seaweed?
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:51 PM   #2
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julian sprung has red/purple/green algae sheets available. i noticed with my tangs at first that they wouldnt eat the purple algae, but loved the green. after a month or so they started eating both. now they dont care.
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Old 11-19-2013, 04:55 PM   #3
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Well I'm just worried like he doesn't even try to go after it and I don't want him to starve I live in Alaska and I'm pretty limited on the types of fish food the have unless I order it.
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:21 PM   #4
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You are feeding him other food right? Like pellets and frozen?
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:33 PM   #5
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Two Little Fishies Julian Sprung`s SeaVeggies Seaweed

there ya go. it doesnt specifically have to be this brand, however getting tangs to eat a steady supply of an algae-based food is vital to their health and longevity.
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Old 11-19-2013, 09:47 PM   #6
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No I will though what would you recommend?
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:09 PM   #7
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Soaking in a garlic extract may help.
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:20 PM   #8
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You need to feed it like any other fish, seaweed is a supplement, not their only food source. Mine like pellets, mysis and brine.
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I make my own food and once I started doing that my herbivore fish eat meat and my meat eaters eat the veggies. Win win.
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What's the best online site to order corals from?
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