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    Feeding community predator

    Fresh seafood from sobeys. Good or bad??

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    What kind of fish are you feeding it to I've fed oscars and piranha shrimp from sobeys
    and I've feed piranha mackerel that I caught my self it all depends on type of fish

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    It's fine to use. Shrimp and tilapia are common choices . Some use people use squid ( my fire eels like squid, most of my other fish would not touch it. ) You'll learn some fish are best avoided like salmon because it's oily and makes a mess but fish still like it .

    My preference is smelt with bones in for a hit of added calcium.

    Hope that helps!

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    I've used shrimp from sobeys as food for the fish

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    I also keep a stockpile of smelt I catch myself !! A day office fishing with a couple buddies and u quickly have a years worth of free food!

    Also just to ad watch frozen/ thawed seafoods food. Many are very high in thiaminase which leads to various health problems if too much is intend diet. Frozen shrimp are one example that is commonly used but incredibly high in thiaminase after being frozen.

    I wouldn't worry if it is part of a mixed diet but as a staple you may run into problems over time.

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    I use shrimp and talapia from sobeys with no issues.

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    I'm feeding birchirs, Fire eel, couple louche, peacock bass and ghost knife. I'm just looking for a cheaper option, as my bulk krill supply has ran out.

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    Get shrimp an that should be fine and u can buy in bulk at like meat market

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    Anytime I eat seafood so do my fish.My discus go crazy for raw muscles and clams.
    I like discus cause discus like me.


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    To save money get then on pellet food! Sea food isn't all that cheap and those fish will get bigfast.

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    I always check the seafood sectiin and feed my red belly and baby rhom anything thats in sale really cheap, mussels, shrimp, clams, any type of white fish, pretty well anything that comes out of the water and is kinda fresh. I dont over do it tho and definately use pellets as a staple food

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    Make sure if you're buying shrimp its not the precooked stuff.

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    I would think mussels would be good eatin... I should try some with my jags. I fed them some smallmouth bass in the summer and they liked it.
    125g. Jaguar pair.... 75g. Jaguar male....
    45g. L002 Pleco pair.... 30g. Danios....
    55g. Iridescent shark.... 33g. Marble crayfish....
    6x20g. Shrimp/Guppies/Breeding/Fry....

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