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Michael Hoaster
09/17/2016, 03:56 PM
Any suggestions on getting a lookdown to eat would be appreciated.

I've tried frozen mysis and bloodworms, live ghost shrimp and feeder minnows.

scribe328
10/25/2016, 11:18 AM
Any luck with your lookdown? I have one and got him eating small feeder goldfish. Feeder fish aren't ideal because of the limited nutrients/health, but they do work to entice feeding. If that doesn't work, I recommend you try cut raw shrimp or shrimp pellets. a fourth option is smelt - be careful not to pollute your tank. Using a wooden skewer to wiggle the shrimp might also help. Good luck!

Michael Hoaster
10/25/2016, 11:33 AM
I did get him to eat feeder minnows but he never recovered and eventually died. I do have another that's eating very well, taking frozen and even flake foods.