bicolor angel

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    I just got a bicolor angel for my nano reef. Just looking for some hints on keeping these beauties.:thumbup:
     
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    Keep them fed on a variety of foods and they will reward you by not nipping at your corals. BC are know for nipping at clams, mine nipped now and then on my softies but not much...



    They can be alight aggressive towards newly introduced fish.



    This is all my personal experience and that fish are know to have personalities.



    Ill never get rid of my BC! Just love the fish
     
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    Any hints on getting them to start eating?
     
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    Hmmm, what have you tried already?

    Mine took fakes and frozen from day one, i know hes little picky with frozen and only eat cyclops and mysis and dont like oyster eggs...

    Give it time, its in a new environment.

    They also graze on rock, eating algae but not big algae eaters.
     
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    I have heard that some was a little picky when eating, especially when they still small...

    What size is your BC
     
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    Hes about 5 inches. Do you think he would take live brine shrimp?
     
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    Ive also tried flakes and frozen bloodworm
     
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    Thats a good size.

    How long you have him?

    I have never fed mine Live food yet but thing he would like it.

    Best is give it time to settle in, it will start taking food as you feed your other fish in the tank.

    Just try not to over feed as you trying to feed him.
     
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    All good, they are awesome fish with loads of character, mine always tries to show off when im near the tank, swimming up and down the glass and flipping hes tail like a dog...
     
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    He just started eating mysis shrimp
     
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    Thats good news, just comes to show that fish do have different personalities as mine does not eat it at all...

    Enjoy the Beaut
     
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