My clown fish aren't eating their krill!

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by Destimondia, Jan 30, 2012.

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  1. Destimondia

    Destimondia Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    I put the krill in a cup of their salt water and let it kinda melt a bit then i add a little at a time for them and they don't eat it. they put it in their mouths then spit it back out! Whats up!:confused:
     
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  3. cosmo

    cosmo Giant Squid

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    i'm guessing they don't like it!;) sorry! did you rinse it off? you know how picky kids can be with their dinner!
     
  4. Astrick117

    Astrick117 Stylophora

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    It may be that they are trying to break it into smaller pieces that they can eat. Fish don't really chew, they only eat things that are small enough for them to swallow. You may want to try feeding them smaller foods.
     
  5. Destimondia

    Destimondia Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    ok, sounds cool, i've only had them for a day now and you know how stress full yet beautiful that first week can be.
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Try some cyclops or mysid. Mine usually eat cyclops like candy.
     
  7. packerfreak25

    packerfreak25 Bristle Worm

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    if u take the dust out of your fireplace put that in their but first mix it with some metal scraps they will love it LOL. Oh and for an extra boost you can put some toilet paper in.