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Old 04-23-2012, 11:29 AM   #1
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New blue dot stingray

I recently purchased a blue dot from my lfs. He is doing amazing in his new home. He is friendly towards the few other fish he is housed with and has been very mobile and curious. The only issue I'm having is getting him to eat. He just doesn't seem interested. I've tried smashed Rosies, ghost shrimp, and even a silverside and have had no luck. He just swims around it. Any suggestions?

Here is a video of him:
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:37 AM   #2
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Turn off water flow, put dish on sand, put live blackworms on dish, and carefully lead ray to blackworms. Try this before moving on to cut up earthworms.
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Old 04-23-2012, 12:47 PM   #3
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Your ray is B-E-A-UTIFUL! I have wanted a ray forever and i just always thought my tank was just too small for one ... so what size is your tank? It looks kinda small.
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Your ray is B-E-A-UTIFUL! I have wanted a ray forever and i just always thought my tank was just too small for one ... so what size is your tank? It looks kinda small.
It's large enough for now (100 gall). The ray is still an infant and is small. I dont plan to keep him in this tank for long as I am working in a much larger build.
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:39 PM   #5
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Shouldnt the substrate be smaller and smoother? It seems like he doesnt want to put his "wings" down.
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:45 PM   #6
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Nah. I have it divided. 3/4 is sea sand and the remainder is crushed coral. He was just really active in the video. Almost like he was showing off. He routinely lays down and buries himself.
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