Urgent help needed Sunburst Anthia not eating

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  1. Jaco Schoeman

    Jaco Schoeman MASA Contributor

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    Hi

    I got hold of a Sunburst Anthia that has been in my tank for about 6days now, and I cannot see it eating. It has begun swimming around much more now, and the color is looking good. No signs of fin breakage or white spot or any disease. The fish is very active.

    I have tried feeding everything from flakes, Cyclop-Eeze, frozen foods and even live food, but I do not see it eat. My other anthias are having a feast, but the sunburst just doesn't wanna eat.

    Is this normal, and what can I do?

    Thanks!!!
     
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  3. Slummies

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    these fish are SUPER finicky!! they will take time to eat normally
     
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    have you tried frozen artemia? new fish usually go nuts for it. Does it look immaciated? if so you need to quarintine, if it doesnt look too bad give him some more time.
     
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    live brine
     
  6. Jaco Schoeman

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    Tried it all. Well, baby brine... And frozen... Nothing...

    As I said, he doesn't look sick, so I am not too worried, but him not eating will eventually lead to death...
     
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    hi Jaco

    I feel your worry. I bought a comet on friday and he has'nt eaten a thing since.
    I've also tried various foods and nothing works. Slims.
     
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    tried enhancing flavor with some garlic?
     
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  9. Slummies

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    my swallowtail angel. hasnt eaten either. i would only start stressing after 3 weeks! there is tons of food in a tank that it will snack on
     
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