Diy butterfly target feeder

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  1. FrikkieVanDieVrystaat

    FrikkieVanDieVrystaat

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    I made this feeder so i can go on holiday and not worry that my copperband butterfly is getting enough food.

    It consists of a regular auto feeder filled with pellets(his favourite) a piece of tubing and two suction cups

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    It feeds him 2 times a day everyday.
     
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    Very nice idea!
    What pellets does he eat?
     
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    Cool idea. :thumbup:
     
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    Just out of interest,do your other fish not go mad for the feeder aswell.
    I really like the idea, would like to try it.
    How did you get your fish to recognise and accept the feeder.
     
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    The other fish cant fit their mouth into the hole except my argus wrasse but he eats when the CBB is done lol, the pellets that fly out are quickly gobbled up by the other fish and clean up crew
     
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    I think my regal would rip the pipe up trying to chow.
    Could you post a HOW TO and how you you got the copperband to accept the feeding tube
     
  8. FrikkieVanDieVrystaat

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    For some reason he likes sera pellets and refuses any other brand...

    And also my regal tang tries her best to get at the food but never gets in there lol
     
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    very cool thanks for sharing
     
  10. FrikkieVanDieVrystaat

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    Ill do a write up on how i got him to eat from the tube and also how to make the tube for anyone who is interested
     
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    Definitely interested.
     
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