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force feeding your fish

Discussion in 'Freshwater Diseases and Health Issues' started by contender, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. contender

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    i remember my brother had a problem with his RBPs. and he eventually force fed one of them that wasnt eating.

    anyone ever done this with your fish?
     
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    Never had to. Never lost one to starvation either.
     
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    No never had to either ! All the fish i've kept have all been greedy little B******S
     
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    i have lost some angels *pomacanthus genus* due to starvation.
    though i could not force feed them :(
     
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    starving them would have worked better than forcefeeding, especially in that case
     
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    What were you trying to feed them?
     
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    pretty much everything and anything live sponge, mega marine angel formula,
    krill, brine the list goes on
     
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    Oh, marine angels. I wonder if they had been collected with cyanide solution.
     
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    it's a hit or a miss
    u never know :(
    it's actually fairly common for a marine angel to never except food
     
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    thanks for the input all.

    what would you think the downside of a force feed be? added stress perhaps?
     
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