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post #11 of 12 Old 06-24-2010, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by wake49 View Post
. The pod poulation will not keep up with this animal's diet. They mow through thousands of pods a day. Most Mandarins need about 100+ pounds of live rock plus a good size fuge to sustain their diet.

If you must have a Mandarin get a psychedelic (sometimes called a target). These are the most likely to eat frozen foods. I would also insist on seeing it eat before purchase. IMO, if the seller won't let you see if it eats, you shouldn't buy it.
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post #12 of 12 Old 06-24-2010, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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thank you for the input it was honestly just to talk about it my hart is not set on one and i would not get one just to run an experiment in attempting to keep it.... i think i have another plan for the tank and my other threads will address these..

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