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rjordan390 10-01-2012 06:30 AM

Kribs Eating Algae Only
I just added two pairs of kribs and they have not eaten any other food except algae. I added some sinking wafers and they just spit it out and they do the same with flake food. So I decided not to clean the sides and back glass of algae to keep them fed. I do not get much algae as my nitrates hover between 5 and 7 ppm. I also set up four 1/2 shell coconuts for their caves.
What is interesting is that I see them pecking at the gravel, but I do not see them spitting anything out. Comments on how to get them to feed on solid food and flake?

fish monger 10-01-2012 06:35 PM

None of my fish have ever turned down frozen brine shrimp. Also, maybe try a high quality pellet, since they're nibbling at the bottom.

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