Copperband munching my brains

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  1. mytank

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    So here is the thing, my model citizen has turned rouge. There is plenty of natural food, brine shrimp hatched and fed daily pods galore, apistasia his fav but in the last few days I have noticed him pecking on the brains. He seems to always do the same things picks at their mouths. Doesn't munch the outside soft spot but always going for their mouths. I removed two that started showing skeleton and recovering well but noticed he is now after my massive donut.

    I know he is a butterfly but anyone else had this. There is plenty of food for him and he is nice and fat.....
     
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    Yes that is normal.
     
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    Normal they pick at the mouth of brains or it's normal that by picking at the mouth of brains they are eating the coral ?
     
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    All and i say All butterflies will peck and eat corals. Mostly brains and LPS after anemones and shrooms.
     
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    Dahm scary. I was going to get myself one but have changed my mind now.
     
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    If he gets outa hand, I'll take him off your hands
     
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    Cool I'll see how he goes. He is a apistasia monster of note and a beautiful copperband.
     
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    He has left my nennies alone as well as my shrooms, he just decided to target my brains flexible what ever reason.
     
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    He turns a black color and sits in the corner like someone molested him; )
     
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    mine behave's fine he has never chowed any of my lps mushrooms ect hes been in the tank for 4 months now
     
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    In the end its still a fly who loves soft juicy LPS flesh :76:
    Sorry but its a risk you take
     
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    this sounds soooooo wrong!!!
     
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    Yes of course I understand that. The question was is this normal in the case does it happen often cause it's not something I hear on the forums often.
     
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    Hahahahahaha. That's what my apistasia sees when my CB comes at it
     
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