Picky Clownfish

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    Rufio808

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    So, my clownfish doesn't like flake food or brine shrimp. Should I try some type of live food? I mean, he'll put the food in his mouth and just spit it back out.

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    How long have you had him?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Have you tried frozen food?
     
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    Try some frozen mysis shrimp or something. You can also try soaking the food in garlic to entice him.
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    I wouldn't eat flake food either..At least throw me a dead piece of shrimp..damn.:D
     
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    I've had him for about a week now. He swims great and established his own territory already. I'll drop by the LFS and pick up some frozen food. I'm glad I found this forum. You all help me a lot
     
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    Sometime it takes a week or two for a new fish to begin eating. Do worry too much, he'll probably start eating soon.
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    If your feeling adventurous ,try some table shrimp or scallops ...you'll have to finely chop them of course....you should also try krill,again ,finely chopped....
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    Haha. I'll admit that I laughed out loud when I read that. I got some table shrimp so I'll try dosing that with some garlic.
     
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    Make sure that if your using frozen seafood from the grocery store that it is the unseasoned variety.
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    Personally i would not use the garlic,maybe as a last resort,but 1 week is not all that long for a new fish to not eat...
     
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    Roger that
     
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