Re: NANFA-- Which frozen food is most nutritous

Todd Crail (
Wed, 14 Apr 2004 08:27:20 -0700 (PDT)

Hello Bill,

I guess that's the problem with using the PE Mysis... They darters will only pick at other foods coming by in a sort of "Hey! Send the angus beef buddy!" The trout-perch I'm keeping won't eat anything else. I tried dumping in some extra Hikari brine I had thawed for my Amazonians... The orangethroats and rainbows ate some of it, but it was pretty much ignored by everyone else. Most of it just rolled around the tank until they seemed sure nothing else was coming. Which pretty much meant it got sucked into the filter or had liberated all it's nutrients prior to use into the water column. Bloodworms are always a favorite, as are glassworms... But that's about all I can get the masses to even pick at. Something that doesn't even look like a bug... They won't even bother :)


Bill Flowers <> wrote:
A way I have ben able to get my darters to eat pelleted food or flakes
is to put the food in the current and let the food rol or bounce past
the darters. They will dart out and grab it before the know what it is.

Bill F.
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