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Old 08-31-2012, 02:55 PM   #1
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need help with eel

ok so im posting this in here becouse it is a freshwater morey eel but its not really at all a fresh water fish
ok si i got it about 4 weeks ago and it still hasent ate iv tried holding small peices of shrip in front of him. iv had a feeder fish in the tank since i got him. and have a few gohst shrimp in the tank as well. he just wont eat. i understand there nocturnal and try and feed ate night with no light and know the can go a while without eating. but i dont know if he ate ate the store or when the last time it ate and now its starting to get white patches on it and looks week. im at a loss. he was in freshwater and have slowley been raising whe sg and its not helping like i thought it would....please help me help the little critter

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Old 08-31-2012, 10:43 PM   #2
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Try soaking food in garlic. It entices them to eat with the smell. Try with lights on and off also. Try different food.

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Old 09-03-2012, 10:38 PM   #3
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Rods food for predators works well! It still disintegrates but not as bad as the regular. Our eel and lionfish love it!
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:55 AM   #4
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Mysis shrimp or blood worms might help.
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
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