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Old 01/06/2008, 07:24 PM   #1
noodle
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dispar anthias food

I have two female dispar anthias that I have had for about three months and have colored up nicely. I am wondering what you are feeding your dispars?

Mine are out and active and have found a good nightly home. They eat and forage but I have not found a good staple. They eat shreads of nori as the tangs rip the sheets apart and also eat brine (not the large pieces) and cyclopeze. I have tried formula one pellets and formula two flakes and they are not interested.

Any other suggestions?

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Old 01/06/2008, 07:40 PM   #2
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I feed mine home made frozen (scallops, shrimp, cyclopeze and Selcon). They have always eaten this with no problems.


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Old 01/07/2008, 01:02 PM   #3
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I feed mine cyclops(freezer bar and freeze dried),mysis,Rod's food and a bit of oyster eggs all soaked in Selcon.Pretty much at this point,they are not finicky.They pig out on just about everything


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Old 01/07/2008, 09:33 PM   #4
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my dispars eat everything (flake, mysis, brine, cyclops, reef plankton)

I mix it up quite a bit as I just added 3 lyretails...


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Old 01/08/2008, 10:48 AM   #5
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Thanks for the suggestions, there are a couple there that I have not tried. Any others that have experience with finicky eaters?

Where do you get oyster eggs?

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Old 01/08/2008, 04:42 PM   #6
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The key is find dispars that are already eating.I've found that anthias here locally are in poor health once they arrive at the LFS.

The LFS here sells DT oyster eggs as well as online vendors like the 2Doc and Premium Aquactics.


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