Naso only eating algae!

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  1. malooda

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    Hi

    Got a blonde naso over the weekend. Have tried feeding flakes and about 4 different pellets. His only eating the algae found on all the rocks. I have a small amount of gha. So, his doing a good job controlling it. What I want to know is, is the gha sufficient for him to survive until I get him eating?

    Thanks
     
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    I have the same issue the other way around...



    He will start eating soon give time to acclimatize...
     
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    any other tangs in the tank? Anybody else that he can see that eats the flakes and might follow them in doing that.
     
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    I got one about two months ago, ate almost nothing. I tied fresh coriander to a mall rock, and he started eating straight away, now he is eating everything from nori to flakes and mysis
     
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    malooda Thread Starter

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    @RiaanP yes I have a sailfin and a Koran angel

    @Lenweideman coriander? I def try it out. Never heard of this before. Is it safe to put in for all the other fish?

    I even tried nori his not interested. He just want the gha

    Thanks for all the input guys
     
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    I buy fresh coriander from Woolies, rinse it properly, all herbivores will eat it. Not as nutritious as nori, but if he starts eating, he will eat anything
     
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    Oh yes, and it will not harm your other fish or cuc or even corals, got the advise from an experienced reefer on Reefcentral
     
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