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Humm,
Ok, trying to mix Firemouths and Green Cory cats didn't work out so well :( poor cory cats..

But on a side not, I noticed my Firemouth appears to have gone thru a little growth spurt the past few weeks..... a least she looks plumper!

I m wondering, I was feeding the cory cats sinking shrimp pellets... sometimes in the morning, and sometimes at night (when the lunar light was on)..

But I noticed that my 2.25" Firemouth was hunting around the gravel a bit more lately..
I haven't actually seen her do it, but my suspicions is that she has been eating the sinking shrimp pellets too 8)

So here is my question, should I keep adding the sinking shrimp pellets to the tank?

Currently I feed flake from 3 times a day (Eheim automatic feeder), but the school of black skirt tetra's really tear it up, sometimes not leaving a whole lot for my slower moving Firemouth..

Sometimes I do feed NLS too, and plan to start adding that each morning to the tank.

Still, should i keep adding the shrimp pellets??

But then again, i haven't really seen the firemouth eat them, but then again, she is pretty shy, that could be the reason.
 

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Thanks for the information guys!!!

I watched my Firemouth closely last night when only the lunar light was on...
Dropped the sinking shrimp pellet in the tank, and bang, saw her swim over :fish:
and eat it right up from the gravel :popcorn:
Actually, more like she chewed on it for some time.
Anyways, now I know the reason for her recent growth spurt and unfortunatly the
poor cory cats have been going hungry cuz someone was eating their pellets!!! :(

I will continue to feed her the shrimp pellets... As it works out better because the Black Skirt tetras don't appear to be so apt at eating the shrimp pellets. The tend to grab it, but then drop it, and can't pick it from the gravel..

Bill
 
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