What do i feed my foxface

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  1. Karen1986

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    Hi guys so i decided to add a foxface rabbit fish to my tank......any suggestions as to what i can feed him
     
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    I could be wrong or maybe my one was just weird. I can promise you anything I threw in there be it frozens,flakes,pellets or nori that fox face ate anything
    Had to sell it as it grew quickly though
     
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    They're algae eaters. So it will eat algae in your tank. You can feed it nori and it will eat other foods along with the other fish. So flakes, frozen etc.
     
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    Purchased him today n he doesnt seem to be interested in eating anythn.....
     
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    Give him time bud, his whole life has been turned upside down. He's in a place he's never been too, doesn't know anybody, and as @PaulB would say, he doesn't even have supermodels to look at.

    If your water parameters are good and the rest of your tank is good, enough hiding place, enough space etc.. he will acclimate and be merry (Hopefully) and feast with the rest of his new family.
     
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    They are brilliant fish. Mine was also shy the 1st 3 days and now he eats everything out of my hand. He is so cool.
     
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    Thanks guys any idea as to wer i can get nori sheets in durban as well as a magnetic veggie clip
     
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    not sure about the veggie clip, but you can try woolworths or pick n pay for Nori. Alternatively i'm sure one of the sponsors, maybe @TheWaterboy can help you out with both..
     
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    You can get a veggie clip at your lfs.

    Nori possibly too. Otherwise try Woolworths or pick n pay. China town is cheaper and is fine to use as well.
     
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    Is this the china town in springfield
     
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    No idea. But down here in the Cape you get it at China town.
     
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    Finally found Nori at spar....but now my tang jus goes pass it and my foxface jus hides n changes colour
     
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    Mine eata everything i feed but his favourite is nori with garlicguard. I spray garlic guard on the nori every 2 or 3rd feeding.
     
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    Post a pic of your tank, maybe you have sufficient algae and that's what they have been feeding on. In which case they don't feel like your offering right now
     
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    I used to put a squirt of garlicguard on the nori and allow it to soak in . all my fish used to lose their minds for it
     
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    Pic of my tank

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    Will definitely get some garlic guard
     
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    Cute tank! hope it starts eating soon... :)
     
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    Mine ate everything... pellets, flakes, nori...
     
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    karen where in Durban u at
    i feed mine norie and she eats flakes pellets an even live food
     
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