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Old 12-16-2011, 08:09 PM   #1
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Watchman wont eat.

I've had my new yellow watchman now for a week and he won't eat. I've tried mysis, brine, squid and one other frozen one I can't think off. All said food has been prepared with garlic guard and without. After putting food in the tank he goes into hiding. I have an emarled crab, a fire shrimp and a green clown goby. Everyone else is eating just not the watchman. What should I do?

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Old 12-18-2011, 08:35 PM   #2
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Have you tried emerald entree? Or marine cuisine? My watchman loves that and my pistol shrimp that he paired with feeds him krill.
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Old 12-18-2011, 08:42 PM   #3
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Yep tried them too. I have the multi pack. Tried all 4 and mysis. I've read that watchman have a slow metabolism so don't eat as often as other fish. It may be odd but my little watchman my have paired up with my fire shrimp.
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Have you tried live brine?
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No place around me sells live brine.
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Old 12-18-2011, 09:06 PM   #6
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You need to make your own brine then. It really isn't that hard. I'm gonna start doing it and selling live brine on here. Just gotta combine the wife. Lol
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Old 12-19-2011, 05:18 PM   #7
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Seems odd to me, mine has always had a good appetite, just as much so as my clowns.

I'm sure it will eat when it's starving.
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