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Old 07-15-2012, 06:02 PM   #1
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Court jester goby feeding..

I just bought a court jester goby yesterday, and after I came home with him I did some research and found out they are very finicky eaters. I've heard ppl havin a hard time gettin them to eat prepared foods..to the point where they starve to death., I don't want this to happen..

Has anybody had experience with these types of gobies? And if so what's the best food to supplement them with??
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:25 PM   #2
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I have one and he's a fat lil fish lol they graze all day and sift sand.. every once in awhile he will take some interest to mysis but they are mainly grazers here he is
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:26 PM   #3
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He was looking thin when I first got him but since then plumped up to about twice that size thankfully
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:30 PM   #4
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Awesome. He is a cool fish, i have him in a 29 gallon with two ocellaris clowns and red scarlet hermits..my tank is fully cycled, but Its only been up and runnin for about a month..I'm just worried my tank isn't established enough for him

Here is my guy.. I named him joker 😜


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Old 07-15-2012, 06:32 PM   #5
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He also looks thin.. did you get him at a shop or order him cause they always seem to be under fed at the shops I think due to tanks not being as mature as a normal tank
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:35 PM   #6
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I got him at my LFS..he doesn't look as thin as the pic shows tho..so urs eat mysis every now and then?
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:37 PM   #7
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Not quite sure if he actually eats it but he sucks a few pieces up here and there I wouldn't worry about feeding him any though mine seems to be more then happy to fend for himself in my tank
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Ok thanks, appreciate the feedback...he is entertaining when he takes mouthfuls of sand and spits it out lol..made himself a nice Lil cave the first 5mins in the tank
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He is one of my favorite gobies next to the prawn and catalina but a fraction of the cost haha
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:22 PM   #10
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One more question. As I Said, my tank isn't fully established this is why I worry about him not gettin enough food .since I have little to no algae in my tank..could I try puttin some red or green dried seaweed on a clip...think hell go for that?
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