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Thread: flake food?

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    I noticed today that I have 2 (out of 6) neons doing slight head stands. This was after feeding this morning. I researched a bit and found a thread that mentioned the same activity and was contributed to feeding of flake food. They are otherwise healthy, and I have noticed it is not as obvious as it was a couple of hours ago. Are there any other possibilities out there?
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    they keep swimming to stay at the bottom to mid level.

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    Neons will "rest" head down. When I had them years ago, I often found them in this position when I turned my tank lights back on each morning. If their color is good, they eat vigorously, and are otherwise behaving normally, I wouldn't worry about it.
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    feed less?

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    I could cut down on feeding, sure. I usually feed in the morning. Sometimes in the evening but lightly. I wasnt too worried, but it never hurts to check around. Thanks....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    Neons will "rest" head down. When I had them years ago, I often found them in this position when I turned my tank lights back on each morning.
    Serpae tetras and glowlight tetras do this as well.

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    All is well now...so I will try food that sinks quickly and see if it makes a difference.

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