Worried about Jawfish

Discussion in 'ASAP' started by debbo, May 29, 2009.

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  1. debbo

    debbo Plankton

    May 29, 2009
    I have a yellow head jawfish that I've had for about one year. About three days ago he just stopped eating - until this time he was always hungry - he looks fine I don't see anything visibly wrong with him. He acting somewhat strange in addition to not eating...he dug sand out from under the reef (his cave is dug out in the rear of the tank) so he can put his body horizontally under the rock and look out the front of the tank. If he doesn't eat soon, I am afraid I will lose him. Have no idea what to do.

    It is a 29 gallon tank with only two clown fish and snails.

    Any help will be so appreciated.

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  3. mikejrice

    mikejrice 3reef Affiliate

    May 24, 2009
    Did you try soaking his food in the garlic stuff. Sometimes that will help induce feeding.