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Old 02-11-2007, 11:47 PM   #1
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i got a new foxface and he wont eat hes real skiddish. ive had him in my tank for about three days now and he wont eat any ideas how to incourage him to? or somthing maybe im doing wrong?

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What are you trying to feed it? How did you acclimate?

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Try feeding it that stuff they use to put around sushi. thinks its called nory wrap or something. they love it. u can get it in the asian section of ya supermarket
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maybe some garlic will entice him to eat.
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3 days is also not unusal for new fish not to eat. Add the garlic to some frozen stuff too. It might eat better if food floats by instead of having to come completely out of hiding to eat.

It is a very wimpy fish IME. Gets scared and shows that ugly yellow and brown splotched color.

BTW - 37g is small for that fish. What else is in the tank with it?

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