Lined Seahorse Female Dying Please Help

Discussion in 'Seahorses and Pipefish' started by CoralVision, Dec 22, 2015.

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    CoralVision

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    I have a 50 USG Extra tall Seahorse tank with 1 Alligator Pipefish and a pair of Lined Seahorses. I got the pair of Lined Seahorses about 3 weeks ago and ever since i got them the male will eat the frozen mysis and live brine i feed but the female will eat nothing so far! She has been pretty much either laying on the bottom of the tank with he tail wrapped around a tree sponge or gorgonian, or she will hang upside down from the intake or thermometer probe... I do not enjoy watching her stave to death... please can someone help?[​IMG]
     
    CoralVision, Dec 22, 2015
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    Big K

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    There are several additives you can put on foods that will entice a finicky eater. Get a couple and try them. Maybe isolate the male so she has more opportunities to eat?
     
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