I seem to have a problem with my 5 arowanas at home as well. Because I see many of you having this same problem, I thought I’d post this now. This started about 2 weeks back. I think from the video I shared here http://www.arowana-care.com/aroblog/arowana-news-others/feeding-my-5-x-back-asian-arowanas
you can tell that my arowanas used to have damn good appetite!
BUT that changed about 2 weeks back…They just stopped EATING!! I have not changed much in what I do every week. I change water, add blackwater and a bit of salt about once or twice a week. No big drama… same old boring thing! They are still swimming around as usual but the only thing is… they refuse to eat!
So I tried to find out what else has changed in the environment… As I go to work in the morning, I can’t really tell but 2 things different was happening in my housing estate. They were repainting the block I am staying in and my direct neighbour upstairs was renovating their home. I deduce that it is the renovation upstairs that has probably upset my babies! I came home during lunch one day last week and they were hacking the floors upstairs and it was such a ruckus! The vibrations were extremely bad and I could feel it in my bones! They are still renovating now but all the hacking is completed now! Thanks God!
Anyway, my arowanas are still not eating much now… just a little.. they are more likely than not to just bite the prawns and spit them out. I might buy some feeder fish for them today to try and bring back their appetite.
So do check your environment if you encounter these kind of situation. Hope you learn something here.