Lawnmower blennie thin

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  1. Franna29

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    Hi MASA
    I have a lawnmower blennie and it looks like it might be starving.. what can I feed it? uploadfromtaptalk1438763081842.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1438763214280.jpg

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  3. Dexter

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    It feeds on algae....maybe try and get a rock with GHA and put it in your tank. I had a bi-colour blenny before that was eating nori. Not sure if the lawnmowers will eat nori.
     
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    It should eat nori
     
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    Mine is mad about dried seaweed. I feed it on a clip and hes a regular visitor.
     
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    My blenny ate freshwater algae wafers. He loved it. I just through 2 or 3 in everyday and he was fine with that after he cleaned up all the algae in the tank.
     
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    I tried feeding ocean nutrition green marine algae. And i have lots of green hair algae for him to feed on. That is why I got him. My back panel has lots left.
     
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    Might have worms, perhaps treat for that
     
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    How?
     
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    Guys, does anyone have a way to de-worm my blennie that will not cost me n liver and kidney?
     
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    Try macro algae, mine eats that, and mysis, even tetra bits.
     
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    have you tried other food before de-worming? two weeks and he's still alive...
     
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    If I'm not mistaking you use FOCUS for internal infection or parasites.
    Maybe someone could just confirm
     
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    not yet.. end of the month I will get formula 1 vegetarian flakes hopefully he eats that..

    have tried nori with no luck.
    will try catching him this week end and put him in my qt so I can only give him the food and all my other fish does not eat it instead.
    nori dipped in entice. hope that works.
     
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    My blenny eats just about anything but I noticed that he particularly like ocean nutrition sinking formula 2 pellrts as well as tetra prime pellrts which is actually discus food but most of my saltwater fish like to eat it
     
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    I have the exact same problem. I've tried nori, garlic algae, frozen foods, pellets , flakes and he won't touch a thing and just getting thinner by the day :(
     
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    R.I.P my blennie.
     
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    Awww I'm very sorry :(
     
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