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Old 02-20-2013, 01:25 AM   #11
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:36 AM   #12
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Hey! Thanks for checkin in... I had to bring Bugsy back to the LFS... She was getting real thin and wasn't eating even with spot feeding. The LFS said they will get her fat again (try to anyways) and if I want her back I can take her. They said she's eating like a champ, but is in a 12 gallon with only 1 other fish. I think there was too much competition in my tank... Thoughts??
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:42 AM   #13
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That stinks but there hard fish to keep. I've read people getting them after like 2 years of there tank running and a over flow of pods in the sump and display tank as they graze all day. Yours was eating prepared food though right?
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:48 AM   #14
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Yes frozen "Cyclopeeze".. They're basically frozen pods. The LFS said she was eating when they got her, and also now when they have her back. But not in my tank 8-(
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Yes frozen "Cyclopeeze".. They're basically frozen pods. The LFS said she was eating when they got her, and also now when they have her back. But not in my tank 8-(
Ah man, that's tough. Have you looked into ORA?

http://www.orafarm.com/products/fish...blue-mandarin/
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:08 AM   #16
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Haven't looked into that Con, but she was captive bred... Which is why I'm so bummed about this... The whole situation is very humbling and is reminding me of my level of experience. Don't judge me please lol 8-(
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Haven't looked into that Con, but she was captive bred... Which is why I'm so bummed about this... The whole situation is very humbling and is reminding me of my level of experience. Don't judge me please lol 8-(
Nah, has nothing to do with your level of experience. It happens. I've had scooters that I've seen with my own eyes eat prepared food at my LFS. I brought it home and it was gliding around the tank, looking happy and then one day he passed. I tried this 3x's.

So... It happens. It's one of those things. Don't think any less about yourself. And judge? I don't judge people, that's not my style....
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Thanks my dude! It's just disheartening watching her get so thin! And of course since she was captive bred and "easier to care for", she was like 3 times more expensive than a wild caught... Just bummed all around about it I guess. And all this only a week after my Springers Dottyback went carpet surfing 8-(
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Thanks my dude! It's just disheartening watching her get so thin! And of course since she was captive bred and "easier to care for", she was like 3 times more expensive than a wild caught... Just bummed all around about it I guess. And all this only a week after my Springers Dottyback went carpet surfing 8-(
Ah... The ups and downs of the hobby. You'll bounce back bro.
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Yeah it's all part of the hobby. I'm sure you'll come across another one. This is my new addition.


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