Auriga

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  1. Nemo321

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    Hi masa users I got given an Auriga butterfly fish and it doesnt want to eat flakes, what do i do ? i have tried even pellets and it just looks at it and swims away.:whistling::whistling:
     
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    I've always had success with dried tubifex worms. Soak them in a little water first. Alternatively, try some bloodworm.
    Good luck.
     
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    What was it eating before he gave it to you?
     
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    Frozen lobster eggs from Ocean Nutrition is normally the first food that my butterflies eat. Then mysis after that, and pellets/flakes a while after this if you are lucky.
     
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    Try a half black mussel and then slowly ween the fish onto other stuff like pellets in the shell! or Norrie attached to the shell!
     
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    along with mussel you could also try half an urchin. You could also make the following into a mash (individually or even combine some of them together if you want) and it should eat : prawn, sardine, hake, mackrel, peas (my raccoon fly loves them) and broccoli :)
     
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    I would eat that. On a bit of malba toast.
     
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    haha, thats true (as long as its cooked first) :tt2:

    You can also add oranges to that list (raccoon also goes mad for this to) its a very good source of vitamins, but id wait for it to start eating other stuff first as i highly doubt it will take to this before the any of the other things listed ;)
     
  10. Nemo321

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    thanks guys for the info
     
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