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post #1 of 3 Old 06-02-2011, 12:58 PM Thread Starter
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Red face Sunfish help!

I have a sunfish that happened to get cought in my net while going for frogs, I discovered this aft I got home, He hasn't ate in days. I tried goldfish flakes but he spits them out. Does anyone know what they eat? Just for the record, I had a 10 gallon tank (vacant) so I kept the fish. Thank you.
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post #2 of 3 Old 06-03-2011, 08:45 PM
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It will eventually outgrow that 10 gallon but when I had one it ate cichlid pellets, mealworms, cut up earthworms, shrimp pellets, and basicly anything I threw in the tank. Keep offering it stuff and it will eventually start taking it. For the most part, treat it like a cichlid.
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post #3 of 3 Old 06-08-2011, 11:12 PM
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