Why is Frederik not eating?

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  1. coswecanfly

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    What do clowns eat? I have ocean nutrition flakes and he kind of goes for them but then shys away. What can I do? :eek:
     
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    Just remember that he is most probably still stressed from the major shift in water parameters due to you very low alk issue. He should chow flakes. How long have you had the clown and did he eat before the alk issue?
     
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    I had him since sunday and he has not eaten yet...
     
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    For new fish & finicky eaters I use Omega One First Flakes untill they start taking other foods....works every time
     
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    Frederik passed away last night... Clean up crew only left me a head... What a sight to wake up to... :(
     
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    ah sorry for your loss mate, that sucks! :(
     

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