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Old 09-14-2011, 08:06 PM   #1
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Regal tang getting chunky!

After all our headache with our Regal he finally has settled down and is feeding very well, the only problem is that I would say a little too well, he is getting a little on the chunky side for my liking, he gets most of the food when we put it in and our clowns are left wanting!!

Is there anything I can do to slim him down, the only problem is I have to feed the other fish!
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Noway,fat fish are happy healthy fish
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There's gotta be a limit though. I mean some of my fish are morbidly obese and it can't be good for them. I have no idea how to put one single fish on a diet and not depriving the other fish in the tank.
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I personally can't imagine it being that bad..I mean its not like a big fat house cat who just sits ,eats and sleeps all day and night...If the fish is swimming and active its burning plenty(assuming this fish has the room needed to swim freely) ..I feed my tank 3x a day every day for the past 6 years and my fish aren't fat
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You could try to drop your net in and section him away from the food during feeding time until the other guys eat enough. Nothing to harsh ofcourse just a little reminded to the fish to stay in shape lol .
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This is my blenny. He eats everything I feed the tank and the algae too when he has time. This can't be good for him, he'd never get that fat in the wild.


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This is my blenny. He eats everything I feed the tank and the algae too when he has time. This can't be good for him, he'd never get that fat in the wild.


wow he's pretty big........ and really cute!!!
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Yeah he's full alright..I don't think its that bad though..But blennies don't really fly around the tank and burn it off much either...Better to look like that then the skinny malnourished ones you usually see
My triggs always look like this after the last meal of the day ,because they get the most food by far
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OMG that blenny is HUGE!!!!!!
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This is my blenny. He eats everything I feed the tank and the algae too when he has time. This can't be good for him, he'd never get that fat in the wild.
Omg he really is fat LOL
I like chubby though, just like chubby babies, puppies and kitty cats I may try to compensate for my own low weight though hahahaha

I think ur blenny is adorable
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