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Old 11-29-2012, 11:16 PM   #1
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My cleaner shrimp isn't eating any of the pellets that are dropping. I hand fed him some but he doesn't care. When I feed him some tetra flakes he eats it. What do I do
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I feed new life spectrum pellets and my cleaner shrimp doesn't really care for them, but my fire shrimp does. They both like flakes. Maybe it's just a preference. If he's not getting enough food, feed frozen foods if you don't already.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:27 PM   #3
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Mine loves my sis and cyclopese.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:28 PM   #4
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My cleaner shrimp isn't eating any of the pellets that are dropping. I hand fed him some but he doesn't care. When I feed him some tetra flakes he eats it. What do I do
Feed other food, most cleaners will readily accept flakes or frozen foods. Also plankton
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:36 PM   #5
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My cleaner shrimp doesn't like new life spectrum too. I'm gonna try to buy frozen mysis shrimp and try out
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Mine loves my sis and cyclopese.
+1 cyclopese are amazing and a little goes a really long way
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My cleaner will eat almost anything I put in the tank including stuff off my hands! Love that chopsticks lol
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:54 PM   #8
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My cleaner is a little picky I guess
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:12 AM   #9
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i would say just to feed less often, if i skip a day my cleaner and my peppermints go nuts for pellets and mysis + krill virtually anything
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:33 AM   #10
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I'll try that so should I feed once a day
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