Prodibio reef booster and finicky fish

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  1. Keanan

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    Has anyone tried or used reef booster mixed with food to get those finicky eaters to eat?

    On the pdf file on their website, it says one can throw a few drops on some food to help get fish to eat.

    Also when dosing reef booster is it better to turn the skimmer off?
     
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  3. Tony

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    Apparently you can do it. I have found finniky eater like anthias take to Omega one first flake rapidly. What fish are you battling with?
     
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    aweh, my copper band picking on the rock, swims after food but doest eat yet. i have like 3 aips in my tank so hopefully he find it.. he didnt eat the feather duster :(
     
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    Try garlic, my PB didnt want to eat untill I oiled up his food.
     
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    @Tony, finicky eaters in general. atm Im trying my luck with a cbb, had a yellow tang starve to death last week, think he had a worm or something. he got thin fast.

    @Starz, same with mine, he doesnt want to eat it. got one aiptasia but just looks at it. lol
     
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    I also use Omega One First Flakes, have worked every time. You can also try Microbelift Garlic Entice spray....stinks to heaven
     
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    have you tried bloodworms for the CBB?
     
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    Who stock this in Cape Town?
     
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    Not sure but ask on the sponsor request forum or else I'm sure some guys from CT will point you in the right direction
     
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    Never knew anthias like omega flakes. mine only ate mysis until he nearly die then started eating flakes lol
     
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    Tremayn the trick is to mix the flake in salt water with something they like, like cyclopeeze, mysis, brine or whatever. The flake must be small so a bit of crushing is required. They will reject it a few times but slowly will warm up to it especially if they see other fish eating well.
     
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    No I haven't, unfortunately the CBB didnt make it, he only lasted 4 days in my tank. Having bad luck with new fish.:(
     
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