What do you feed a lawnmower blenny in Quarantine?

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Probably best to just keep an eye on it for now. I'd watch the fish's body/belly for now. Here's a picture of mine, I've only had him a couple months I'd like him to be a little thicker but I think he's at a healthy weight. The back section, under the anal fin gets pretty thin when they're not eating enough. You may just need to watch and see if it's getting too thin and make a decision on whether to move it or not. He might decide to eat mysis or brine if he sees other fishing eating them. They do need a good amount of the slime/film algae so a new QT tank might not have that much compared to a more mature DT.

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It took my current lawnmower about 6 months to eat any prepared foods.

I did TTM on it, so it made it to the display for all-you-can-eat algae in about 10 days.
 

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I had a lawnmower blenny really love the hikari algae wafers. It would zip up to the top of the tank and catch it like a dog grabbing a frisbee.
That's interesting. I do have some of those for my last remaining freshwater tank. I gave a half of one to a radaita urchin in the tank awhile ago, but it's really hard to get them to him with the flow in the tank sometimes so I stopped feeding them to him. Maybe the LMB was enjoying them as well. :)
 

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I have qted them for a good 4 weeks, but I fed, nori sheets, hikari pellets (seaweed ones), algae pellets and tried the Mastick stuff too. I fed some algae based flakes too. It now eats anything put in the tank in the dt. Nice and fat too.
Good luck!
 
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That's interesting. I do have some of those for my last remaining freshwater tank. I gave a half of one to a radaita urchin in the tank awhile ago, but it's really hard to get them to him with the flow in the tank sometimes so I stopped feeding them to him. Maybe the LMB was enjoying them as well. :)
Same here I’ll try it
 
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