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Old 01/18/2019, 06:47 AM   #401
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It sounds like you're feeding them well, so they should fatten up. The challenge is to make sure everyone is getting food. Also if one fish is getting the majority of it, consider moving it to QT, to see if that helps. If you're feeding three times a day, and they're all eating well, you should be good.
I watch pretty closely at feeding time and everyone seems to be getting plenty. With so many crabs, shrimp and micro stars I don't worry about some excess food laying on the sandbed for a little bit. I know the cuc will find it. The Orange spot gets more than plenty and yet remains thin.

All of the original 7 fish are chubs. If the green clown gobies and the orange spot do not fatten up soon I wonder if they may have internal parasites? I have also heard that wild caught fish that were captured using cyanide can look fine but waste away and fail to thrive.


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Old 01/18/2019, 08:04 AM   #402
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Make sure that the orange spot blenny gets plenty of greens to eat. Algae is a good thing, for him.


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Old 01/18/2019, 07:41 PM   #403
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Make sure that the orange spot blenny gets plenty of greens to eat. Algae is a good thing, for him.
Thanks Kevin, this morning I fed 2 kinds of green pellets, spiralina and omega one kelp pellets because I know he is primarily an herbivore. I think he went after them with gusto and he did look a bit plumper. I was feeding emerald entree and formula two but maybe that was not enough. Anyway I feel encouraged regarding Marmalade.


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I had to smile this morning when I fed the 56 gallon tank. I usually feed some flake, pellet and invert coral food early before any lights come on in the seahorse tank. The 56 gallon only has the moonlight leds on but most of the fish are awake. Anyway today I noticed Eve looking into the 56 gallon acting very indignant that she was not being fed as well. Her eyes were almost green with envy and I couldn't help but smile. Her breakfast is coming soon so don't feel too sorry for her.


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That sounds like a lovely moment! I love the morning.


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