Clownfish eating nori

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A little random really, the nori in the tank is being demolished every day... I've yet to see the kole have much of a go at it to be honest though it prefers grazing on the algae on rocks and substrate and the mysis...


But the clarkii pair however absolutely demolish the nori...

Funny fish, is this a common thing? Lol

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Reply #1

Clownfish are just typically eating anyting available...

The point isn't who is eating what, it's who needs to be eating what. Your Tang needs to have algae available, maybe it's not been used to it, but just keep it available, it should start eating it...

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Reply #2

The Tangs been having a little now and again, knowing lfs it wont have been fed it regularly at all so I guess it'll be just a case of it getting used to it!

Yeah the clowns are greedy little sods!

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Reply #3

perhaps the clowns are wanting to turn vegetarian.... My clowns eat almost anything (including my hand when i put it in) definitely my favourite fish in the tank. :grin:

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Oddly i've noticed they don't eat the garlic one only the plain nori!...


Funny things!  :glad:

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Reply #5

Try a piece of boiled Brocolli. I give a bit occasionally whenever some is being cooked, my Tangs love it.

I also tried lettuce, but they didn't so much as sniff it, but went mad for the Brocolli.
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