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Got an aptasia eating filefish for the sole purpose of eradicating aptasia. He ate it all, then went on to eat only pellets and mysis, not touching coral. Then aptasia is came back and the bugger got so used to the easy life he wouldn't eat it anymore.

So I got a copperband. Guess what, it decided to only eat pellets and mysis too. Again, it didn't touch coral but must've seen how easy the filefish had it because he left aptasia alone and decided to stick with the fed stuff.
 
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Got an aptasia eating filefish for the sole purpose of eradicating aptasia. He ate it all, then went on to eat only pellets and mysis, not touching coral. Then aptasia is came back and the bugger got so used to the easy life he wouldn't eat it anymore.

So I got a copperband. Guess what, it decided to only eat pellets and mysis too. Again, it didn't touch coral but must've seen how easy the filefish had it because he left aptasia alone and decided to stick with the fed stuff.
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I loved mine. Had a male for years. He wiped out my outbreak. Took him a month to start eating, after that a month to get the 180 under control.

He became my favorite fish. I lost him 3 months ago after about 2 years. He ate Nori sheets and every other food I fed, I think my flame tang started to bully him along with a few other fish. He suddenly disappeared.
 
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I loved mine. Had a male for years. He wiped out my outbreak. Took him a month to start eating, after that a month to get the 180 under control.

He became my favorite fish. I lost him 3 months ago after about 2 years. He ate Nori sheets and every other food I fed, I think my flame tang started to bully him along with a few other fish. He suddenly disappeared.
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That sucks.
I loved mine too. Bought him at Petco for$9. Made it through bad ich outbreak. He was my only fish for 6 months until I started to give him a few friends here and there.
He was friendly, smart and shy. Ate everything. Never touched a coral. Never touched another fish. Would change colors to whatever he was next to. A true chameleon. One of my favorite fish of all time.
The card said he wasn't wild but who knows.
He lived 4 years but finally just couldn't eat fast enough to keep up with everyone else. I tried feeding him by hand but my tang just out ate him if you will.
I highly recommend file fish to anyone with a gentle tank.
 
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