Colored Flame Filefish

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  1. Peterski

    Peterski Well-Known Member

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    Do they eat aptasia ? Just purchase this fish. Hopefully they do.

    Feedback please
     
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    Peterski Well-Known Member

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    Red Tail filefish according to live aquaria
     
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    I did some quick researching and couldn't find any accounts of this species feeding on aiptasia. They seem to be primarily omnivores that feed on coral and inverts. Maybe @eatbreakfast has some experience with them.
     
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  4. eatbreakfast

    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Reef Squad Showcase Editor Expert Contributor

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    I haven't had them eat aiptasia, but they were pretty reef safe.
     
  5. Peterski

    Peterski Well-Known Member

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    Feeling bummed some fellow reefer was selling app Tasia eating file fish and have this one as an option to purchase love the colors I was like sure why not hopefully he doesn't kill my harlequin shrimp
     
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    I don't think it will be an issue with the harlequin shrimp.
     
  7. BigJohnny

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    Had the best luck with the green ones eating aiptasia
     
  8. Peterski

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    Thanks everyone
     

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