Originally Posted by Malvolti
I wouldn't worry about getting parasites from freeze dried food, it's extremely rare. It's just one more reason to limit how much you give your guy.
As for the filter, the suction cups fut it at a perfect distance from the back of the tank for them to swim behind and hide, if he isn't feeling well that may be what he was trying to do.
ok thank you. Yes he did not have a cave, and as soon as I got him one, he would not come out.