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Notorious
09/27/2016, 07:52 PM
Hey All,

My new rectangle trigger is doing very well! Love the little guy a lot. So far I have been feeding him NLS and frozen mysis so far. He does not seem crazy about the frozen mysis. i don't think he likes the small pieces. I also fed him a whole shrimp which he seemed to like. What are some other things I can feed him. I was looking into clams on a half shell. Could I feed him fiddler crabs and shore shrimp? Any other things you guys feed your triggers?

Thanks!

Blu3s94
09/27/2016, 07:55 PM
Me humu and niger eat anything and everything. Mysis, brine, flake, seaweed sheets.

R1ant04
09/27/2016, 10:01 PM
squid

cougareyes
09/27/2016, 10:31 PM
Seafood from the market cut into chunks(shrimp, scallops, calamari), if you were talking about live fiddler crabs and shrimp I wouldn't; they would love it but you would just keep him more aggressive by doing so. PE mysis, they are larger; I also cut ocean nutrition cubes like trigger formula and formula one into bite size chunks, also krill and silversides chunked. And yes clams on the half shell.

Notorious
09/28/2016, 12:34 AM
Thanks for the suggestions I will try the PE mysis the one I have now is too small and messy. I don't mind him becoming aggressive because he is the only fish in the tank. I think a few live items will provide him with a little enrichment.

scooter31707
09/28/2016, 09:23 AM
Krill, Fresh (shell)Shrimp/Mussels/Clams, Mysis Shrimp, Nori, Flakes, Pellets.

Notorious
09/28/2016, 09:51 AM
Wait I thought Krill was bad? Something about lockjaw?

scooter31707
09/28/2016, 10:04 AM
It is, if you feed on a regular basis. My Bluethroat gets it about once a week.

kaz1961
09/28/2016, 12:16 PM
Mine eats anything and everything I put in the tank, even flakes. Right now he is munching on the sheet of algae I just put in for the herbivores!