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Old 05-18-2018, 09:25 PM   #1
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So I picked up this little guy at big Al's Scarborough a month ago. The batch didn't look that healthy but I was deadset on getting one. I picked the least skinny one. This poor little dude refused to eat anything for well over a week. Tried numerous different types of flakes and pellets, bloodworms, guppy fry, cherry shrimps, earth worms, brine......flat out refused to eat. But we stumbled on frozen mysis shrimp and he has since plumped up on mysis and bloodworm. The first pic was first day when I got. He got even skinnier if you can believe it.

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How is the little guy now? I had one that also came that size and he's quite formidable now
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He's doing great, he's easily 2 inches now and put on some gerth. He looks nothing like the sickly little thing I purchased at Big Als. I'm starting to worry about the other fish in tank though, may need to re-home everyone in next month or so. Here's a photo of him yawning

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Absolutely gorgeous. Have been wanting to grab a predator fish since coming back.. and well since dwarf snakeheads now seem to be illegal, and without other good recommendations; I think one of these guys would be a spectacular addition.


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