feeding banded butterflys

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    I just recently caught a very small banded butterfly he is about an inch long i got him in a saine net and he is alone in a smaller tank, but im not sure what to feed him he seems to suck the brine shrimp in and spit it back out a few times but im not sure if he's getting anything out of it. Anyone know what to feed them?
     
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    Yep the atlantic banded.
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    I got nothin'. Sorry. Anything else I would tell you would be something I googled.
     
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    Thanks for the help, ill just keep feeding him the frozen brine and hope for the best.
     
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    I do know mysis is better for fish in general. Try that.
     
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    Yup, it seems from that article that Erin posted, the fish will benefit from a variety of meaty foods.
     
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    Ok, im stopping by my LFS today after work so I will see what they have.
    thanks everyone!
     
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