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New Mom!

Hello I am new on Parrot cichlid . Com and a new mom to 2 beautiful funny Blood Parrots, Mr Lipid and Barney. Barney the smallest is in a 55 gal and because of bad behavior Mr Lipid is is 30 he is only about 3-4 in so he seems to be happy. I am having a bit of trouble getting Barney to eat and I have tried all kinds of food pellets,flakes and frozen. He does eat some but not the appetite Mr lipid has. Any help would be greatly welcomed. Thanks Mikekay2

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Have you tried treating the food with garlic-prep? It tends to draw even the pickiest eaters to chow-down. The Hakari Micro Wafers & Discus Bio-Gold come that way... and my Iridescent Shark--shares the tank--goes so crazy for them, it twists itself around in the tightest turn I've ever seen it make & gets dead-vertical for them the moment he senses them in the tank--He actually clears the gravel of any that bottomed! He NEVER did that for any of the other foods I gave him... Including Hikari's Carnavore Pellets.

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