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help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby naturelover » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:30 am

Ask lang po ako kng meron sa inyong expert pagdating sa butterfly fish. Nagtry ako magalaga pero anghirap po nila pakainin kaya di rin sila nagtagal. Im planing to have a fowlr tank for butterfly fish. Thanks po..
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby BAHURA_iligtas » Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:59 pm

they are generally coralivore but for starters try buying a raccoon butterfly, saddleback butterfly, pyramid butterfly, kleins butterfly (longnose butterfly frozen food usually to but suwerte mo pag kumain ng pellets yan yung mga butterfly na for my experience mas mabilis mapakain but always start on frozen food tapos dahan dahan pellet train mo na :) yung ibang butterfly na wala sa list ko is medyo mahirap na talaga so i suggest etong mga nasa list muna bilhin mo :) nakabuhay ako dati ng reticulated butterfly for 8 months galing direct aquatic but sadly namatay din not enough nutrition siguro :)
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby seth » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:24 pm

I am not an expert but these may help



reefbuilders.com/2013/10/29/keeping-butterflyfish-reefs-avoid/


www.advancedaquarist.com/2013/6/fish


like any other fish, you need to understand what and how it eats and how it behaves in the wild. Knowing those will be very helpful. I have a copperband butterfly that is older than my current tank, mahirap silang maturuan kumain kung stressed, may sakit o hindi sakto yung laki ng tank sa size nila.
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby roland_0313 » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:28 pm

Ang tanong dito, interested pa rin ba si naturelover na kumuha ng butterfly? The post was 5 months ago. hehehe!
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby seth » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:28 pm

onga no. :lol:

di ba eto yung nagbenta na ng tank? haha
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby roland_0313 » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:39 pm

Ang kulit lang, saktong birthday ko pa eh. hahaha! :lol:

Oo nagbenta nga yata ng setup dati 'to.
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby BAHURA_iligtas » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:47 pm

ok lang yan at least pag may members na may same question e mag babasa na lang siya dito sa thread na ito :)
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Re: help on getting butterfly fish to eat

Postby Knotty Boy » Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:45 am

Hi! Newbie po, pero i had my FOWLR tank for 6 months na, I cycled my water for 2 months, then my cousin caught a damsel in real quezon (my 1st fish), after nun sunod sunod na..

I have a Copperbanded Butterfly fish bought from cartimar, sobrang pinagsisihan ko pagbili ko pag uwi ko sa bahay, di kasi ako nag research tungkol dun at nagustuhan lang sya ng asawa ko kaya napilitan akong bilhin, pag uwi ko sa bahay at mailagay ko sa tank yung isda saka ko nakita sobrang dami white spots, tanggap ko na mamamatay sya pero nag survive sya, gumaling nawala spots then nag research ako kung paano pakainin..

What i did is i pick-up the same small chunk of rock everyday para lagyan ng minced clam, sinisingit ko sa lahat ng butas na nakikita ko using a tooth pick, then ill put it back to the aquarium and i would hide sa lugar na kita ko sya pero di nya ako kita, mahiyain sya, di sya kakain pag may nakatingin sa kanya, ayun hanggang sa masanay na sya kumain kahit nakatingin ako then as of now na hhand feed ko na sya, nakakatuwa! Mejo mahirap pakainin sa una pero konting tyaga lang, pag kumain na sya mag ssurvive sya, I have my CBB for 4 months na, and nakakatuwa syang panuorin kumain, he's also a beautiful addition to a aquarium.

Pasensya na kung mahaba, sana maktulong! :)

Di ko ma post yung pic nya cp kasi gamit ko malaki daw masyado file size, di ko alam pano liitan.. Ahahahaha!
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