Feeding baby lion fish

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  1. Greenreef

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    Hi, becides using live brine shrimp, what is a good substitute to feed baby lion fish, they are about 2cm long?
     
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    Welcome.

    Small cuts of hake on the end of a stick, shake it gently in the water so it looks like it's alive.
     
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    I break up the small pieces of fish with my fingers in the water, makes the disturbance and it can chase down the small pieces of food. As soon as mine was big enough to fit the pellet food in its mouth it hit a huge growth spurt, sometimes making its stomach look like a golf ball. It helps if there is another fish there to teach it to eat what you give it
     
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    You know the first thing that came to mind, was such a chick thing - aaahhh, cute man!!! LOL

    Keep us posted with the feeding so we know how it goes
     
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    Thanks for the tip. Would that be normal out of the box frozen Hake?
     
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    Heh heh, sorry I don't doubt what you saying, it makes sense, just sounds very funny.
     
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    How often do they eat as Juveniles!?
     
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    i feed my baby lion fish every second day with live brine shrimp:thumbup:
     
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    not a marine food but more to get them through the juvi stage and bigger to eat larger potions i feed mosquito larvie..

    you need to wash it well 1st though
     

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