Wanted: Leather jacket filefish

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  1. Pads

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    Hi, if anyone has or is expecting a Leather Jacket/Matted Filefish, I'm looking for one.
    Preferably if it's already munching on Aiptasia :p
     
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    I've got 430l of DT and loads of food to keep him happy.
    @RiaanP How big are we talking?
     
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    We have one in stock that is eating aiptasia ;)
     
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    not sure, just saw photo's of the fish in the sump, but definitely not a baby.
     
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    hi @Pads... i have one that needs a urgent home. He is in my sump at the moment and is fat and healthy, oh and he destroys aiptasia.
     
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    Went past Moolis and picked the little guy up.
    Hasn't touch an aiptasia yet
    Can't exactly dowse it in entice.
     
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    Give the little guy some time to settle...
     
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    sometimes they wont touch aiptasia for the first week or two..then after that destroy them all in few days..
     
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    yip, one day, you will realize that the aiptasia is gone. Just like that.
    Give him time to settle.
     
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    Thx for the votes of confidence. Quite an amazing fish to watch. I look forward to the desolation of my aiptasia scrubber tank.:p
     

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