Porky hunger strikes

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plzpizza
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Porky hunger strikes

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Hello
so recently my lovely porky has gone on a hunger strike. He is not as active in eating anymore. Say he use to eat every day now he seems disinterested in his food and only comes to eat maybe every 2-4 days. He is now 2.8 inches long I got him when he was a tiny tiny baby eating brine shrimp. He 100% has been treated for ich by TTM and has gone through prazipro when I first got him. He is the only fish in the tank and I have never added anything foreign into it ever since. I feed him LRS reef frenzy and frozen krill

I dunno what's gotten into him lately he just seems so sad and stays in a spot in the sand. He use to follow my hand when i come to the tank now its like he doesn't know me anymore and just avoids my hand or doesn't respond to it anymore. :(
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Re: Porky hunger strikes

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Parameters? What foods are you offering? Maybe overfeeding?
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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Re: Porky hunger strikes

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Pufferpunk wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:46 pm Parameters? What foods are you offering? Maybe overfeeding?
I feed him LRS reef frenzy and hikari frozen krill. I use to feed him everyday. I though maybe he is overfed but I read your suppose to feed baby puffers everyday. Attach is a photo

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Pufferpunk
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Posts: 31921
Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
Contact:

Re: Porky hunger strikes

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You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"
plzpizza
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Re: Porky hunger strikes

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I don’t just feed krill. I’ve wrote that I feed LRS reef frenzy also. Also noted that my krill isn’t dried krill it’s frozen. I though lock jaw only happens when you only feed dried krill?
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Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
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Re: Porky hunger strikes

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No, any krill, FD or Frozen. Have you seen him able to open/close his mouth?
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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