Blenny not eating

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  1. Piano10

    Piano10 Aiptasia Anemone

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    On Sat I finally got a tail spot blenny. Cute little guy but he won't eat anything I have fed.

    He has taken food and then spits it out! No matter the size. He prefers picking at the rocks.

    I have tried: pellet food, veggie flake, mysis, and brine

    Anyone ever encounter this. I've never had a fish do this.
     
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  3. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    It should eventually, still prob acclimating, takes time, be patient.
     
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  4. Oryo

    Oryo Feather Duster

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    He's probably eating algae of the rocks.. Our blenny is never around feeding time but is always picking at rocks.
     
  5. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    Try soaking some of that food in garlic juice.
     
  6. Piano10

    Piano10 Aiptasia Anemone

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    I have never had a fish so picky. Within 2 days every fish I've had takes food. Been a week and he still isn't eating.

    He comes around at feeding but spits the food out after going after it. No matter what food or size.

    My other blenny was a pig. I don't have a lot of algae, I just don't want him starving.
     
  7. Piano10

    Piano10 Aiptasia Anemone

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    This blenny is the oddest fish I've ever owned.

    Its still won't go after food, lets it float right by, other than picking off rocks I haven't seen him eat any pellets(tiny), flakes, mysis, brine