Kirky27 Kirky27
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  • Posted on: 20/8/2007 10:15
wont feed on top? #1
bought four small koi (8 inhes) and they wont feed on the surface for some reason?

they take the odd sinking pellet i put in but wont come and take the floaters?

why is this :(
Dale369 Dale369
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  • Posted on: 20/8/2007 10:19
Re: wont feed on top? #2
If you've just put them in the pond, then give them some time. Fish can be shy for up to 2-3weeks, best thing to do is throw in a mixture of sinking/floating.
Kirky27 Kirky27
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Re: wont feed on top? #3
ok dale thanks , its just they were feeding off the top in the tanks at the store , your right i think they are shy as they keep hiding under lillies and pump cover