Mr. Saltwater Tank Friday AM Quick Tip: Nipping vs. Destroying and When You Should Be Concerned


Did you catch a curious fish that took a pick at a coral? Just because the fish reached out and touched your coral, doesn’t mean you should be concerned.

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Comments for this article (3)

  • Keith E Smoot says:

    I have a hawk fish who nipped at a frogspawn head till he nipped that head all gone

  • Da'mon says:

    Luckily none of my fish nip * knock on wood *

  • Ronald Antinarelli says:

    I also have a pretty pyramid butterfly. It seems totally uninterested in corals, at least for now. I think well-fed fish like that tend to leave corals in peace!

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