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  1. keyaam

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    So I have been looking for a RBTA for quite a while now and got one from the LFS. I went to collect today and the way they handle it made me cancel the purchase. I then went to one of our sponsors where a nice GBTA has been waiting for me. Here is a pic just shortly after adding it.

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    I am not an expert when it comes to nennies but does this look healthy to you? I noticed the tentacles are quite sticky and grabs free floating flakes and frozen mysis. Should I still feed twice weekly?
     
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    It does look quite healthy. It seems to have some nice colours too. Its gonna be a beauty later on. Did you put it in medium flow? And about midway in the tank? I see its got a nice spot where its foot is quite protected; this helps in letting the nennie settle as it likes to protect its foot. I hope it doesnt go for walks, are your pumps protected?
     
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    The foot of the nennie is wedged in the rock and I placed it in a medium flow area. Pumps arent protected yet
     
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    Yip, looks healthy, nice colour to it. I'm sure he wouldn't mind a small bit of fish every couple of days. :)
     
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    looks awesome man good luck with it
     
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    nice lookin nennie :thumbup:
     
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    glad u got him keyaam,pity u couldnt get the RBTA.

    looks healthy imo,clowns start "visiting it" yet?
     
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    I got some silverside but not gonna force it to feed now

    Thanks bru

    Thank

    Yah but honestly this nennie is nicer:whistling:. Clown is still hiding since he went down the overflow
     
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    That's perfect, cut off the head and tail and feed the head to your shrimps, then cut the remaining piece of fish into ½cm pieces and feed a piece every couple of days.
     
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    gMAN with the plan

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    finding Nemo....:lol::razz:
     
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    where u get silversides from?
     
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    Pick n pay
     
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    Great healthy looking nennie keyaam it's colours are just awesome.
     
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    Can I hijack this post a bit. I see you advise silversides from PicknPay. The shop is rellavance here. How sure are we that the fish bought in a store is not injected with brine and if so what could the effects be on our marine live? Currently I stick with the frozen food from the LFS.
     
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    congrats keyaam, lovely looking nennie, hope he gives you lots of pleasure:)
     
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    Thanks crispy
     
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    Thanks orange

    I have two questions.

    1) the nennie is not opening fully yet. How long will it take?
    2) my nennie seems to be grabbing alot of food that floats by. Should i still feed it twice a week?
     
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    Mine opened within 24hours,only then i fed him.
    also when i feed the fish,the clown also feeds the nennie.

    Has he stayed in one place?
     
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    He is still wedged in his rock.
     
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    wots ur params like?
    If he never moved since u placed him,just give him time to adapt
     
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