suhayl fish not eating

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by wringo, 9 Jun 2009.

  1. wringo

    wringo

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2009
    Posts:
    78
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    egypt
    My suhayl fish not eating any kind of food bellets or Crusts but eat a Little of algae on the rocks what can i do?
     
  2. Guest




  3. Suhayl

    Suhayl

    Joined:
    24 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    1,268
    Likes Received:
    20
    What type fish is that a reef fish, do you have a pik so see.
     
  4. Afsal

    Afsal

    Joined:
    7 May 2007
    Posts:
    2,452
    Likes Received:
    59
    Location:
    Dbn,Kzn
    i think he means sohail tang ???
     
  5. OP
    wringo

    wringo

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2009
    Posts:
    78
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    egypt
    Yes i mean sohail tang
     
  6. Broder

    Broder Mudshark

    Joined:
    13 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    2,087
    Likes Received:
    32
    Location:
    East London
    Try squashed frozen peas, with the skins removed, lettuce, nori, sea urchins, mussels etc.
     
  7. 459b

    459b Moderator

    Joined:
    12 Mar 2008
    Posts:
    10,429
    Likes Received:
    955
    Location:
    Cape Town
    how do you feed it sea urchins?
     
  8. OP
    wringo

    wringo

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2009
    Posts:
    78
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    egypt
    whats nori ? i dont know that
     
  9. 459b

    459b Moderator

    Joined:
    12 Mar 2008
    Posts:
    10,429
    Likes Received:
    955
    Location:
    Cape Town
    its the seaweed they use in sushi. you buy it as dried sheets from the LFS, though some retail sotres sell it as well.
     
  10. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    29 May 2007
    Posts:
    17,868
    Likes Received:
    70
    Location:
    Cape Town
    You can buy nori from any local grocery store: ie. Checkers, Pick-n-Pay, Woolworths. The other day I got some from the local chinese supermarket - R20 for 10 sheets.... :)
     
  11. OP
    wringo

    wringo

    Joined:
    12 Apr 2009
    Posts:
    78
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    egypt
    what about Frozen shrimp?
     
  12. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Wringo, Surgeons and Tangs are grazers and prefer foods that contain not so much meat, but after they have settled they tend to eat almost everything. Look for sea veggies or even a frozen Marine Mix.
     
  13. FransSny

    FransSny

    Joined:
    16 Oct 2008
    Posts:
    5,697
    Likes Received:
    67
    Location:
    Hermanus
    Mek...no Banana :whistling:
     
  14. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Oh yeah, shot Frans. :p Not forgetting the Bananas (im serious) , it works well.
    Cut a small piece and chuck it into the tank.
     

Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - suhayl fish eating Forum Date
The Problems of Having Healthy Fish General Discussions and Advice Sunday at 12:40
[wtd] Starfish Wanted 19 Jul 2017
Orange skunk clownfish wanted! ► Sponsor Request Forum 16 Jul 2017
[wtd] Tassle Filefish Wanted 15 Jul 2017
[wtd] Algae eating fish Wanted 11 Jul 2017
Comp: Fish Of The Month - July 2017 Competitions 10 Jul 2017
[wtd] Single Ocellaris Clownfish (DBN) Wanted 9 Jul 2017