Rosy Barb not eating?

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my rosy seems to swallow a flake then spit it right out again, move to the next flake, eat it and spit it back out again. do all rosies do this? I haven't noticed it before
 

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Some fish don't like flakes... Do they usually eat the flakes or is this something they just started? Funny enough most of my fish won't eat flakes because either they don't like them period or since they have had frozen foods before and they don't want anything else. Have you tried frozen blood worms, brine shrimp or small pellets?
 

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what type of fish is rosy?
 

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my rosy seems to swallow a flake then spit it right out again, move to the next flake, eat it and spit it back out again. do all rosies do this? I haven't noticed it before

its normal for a lot of fish
 

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a rosy barb. I think since the bloodworms and brine shrimp she has gone off boring old flakes
 

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Yep... LOL that's exactly what happened with most my fish. Its sorta like they keep trying to eat the pellets or flakes hoping that it will turn into something really tasty.
 
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