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Fish not eating

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For some reason my fish don't seem hungry, even live foods like Daphne, they all look healthy and are acting normal even my Angel fish just look at the food with disgust.
All water parameters are fine, I just don't get it.

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What are you feeding? And have you recently changed brand for example

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It may be worth doing a check of the water parameters, including temperature as well as the chemistry

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I think its the full moon - our dog has been off her food for the past 2 days (wish I could say the same...)

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Maybe they are on hunger strike and just forgot to tell me, Temp is static so it cant be that, I feed them approx 15 types of different food, not all at once you understand.
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Fish not eating from my experience means something very wrong. Check and double check everything... Then do a waterchange.
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I've never known a fish not eat live foods,I would check parameters as others have said.

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piker wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 21:46 pm
I've never known a fish not eat live foods,I would check parameters as others have said.
Last this happened to me it turned out that I put my hand in the aquarium I got a electric shock. It was a faulty heater.
I'm not saying that's your problem but there is always some serious reason why fish go off their food.
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If they still don't eat after the water change, soak the food in fresh garlic.
That'll boost the immune systems as well.

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plankton wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:34 am
soak the food in fresh garlic.
If the tank lid is open remember to duck when your fish belch! :O

Seriously, I never tried this but laughing aside this apparently does work.
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