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What would I feed my pygmy?

Nancy

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Is the cleaner shrimp perhaps too large for him? How big was his last meal? Do you have amphipods? Could he be eating amphipods?

Nancy
 

DHyslop

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Shrimp can also move pretty quickly. Mr. Octopus has never been able to catch his tankmate, but it is very amusing to watch him try when he gets hungry enough!
 
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crocgurl93;99801 said:
I'm only like 20 minutes or less away from the Chesapeake

I meant, near the north, near Baltimore, or near the mouth of the Susquehanna? Farther south, such as near Chesapeake Beach? Closer to Solomon'a Island? Maybe as far south as Ridge or Point Lookout? Or are you on the Eastern Shore? The live food that you can catch will differ.
 

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Ohhhh I'm in solomons and the cleaner shrimp came in dead at the pet store so I didn't have to pay as much as I would I only payed like half or less
 

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try getting hold of some mysid shrimps. They're smaller and he may munch on them, also if you have live rock, there may be amphipods in it he's eating.

Now please excuse an iggerant Kiwi, but by crayfish, do you mean a freshwater crustacean (in NZ a crayfish is a marine spiny rock lobster!) if so you need to feed more marine content as they don't have enough nutritional value for him. You might be able to get marine feeder shrimps?

J
 

crocgurl93

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ok I'll try getting some shrimps when I get a new octopus mine passed away :frown: next time I'll be ready for one and my tank will be set up and every thing.
 

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