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I got a Lawnmower Blenny about a week ago, and I don't think it's eating. I read that when they are rapidly breathing and opening up and closing their mouths that means they are hungry. When I open up the tank lid he just hides under a rock and doesn't come out. I have been trying to target feed him with a syringe, but I just don't think he is eating... :animated_fish_swimm
 

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Is it a new tank?

Lawnmowers need algea. If your tank is established, it will eat off the glass, and rocks, and you probably wouldn't notice, as they can be shy till they get to know you... You can tell they are doing it by the little round holes in the algea on the glass that they leave behind.

Plus, some fish caught in the wild just can't make the switch to tank life... sadly it happens.

You can look at his belly to see if he is eating, its pretty obvious if it is shrunken in, or swelled out.

I love those fish, they look like a dr. suess fish. My wife named mine lucifer... She didn't like how it was always staring at her.
 
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