RE: NANFA-- Freeze Dried tubifex and Darters

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sun, 04 Jan 2004 20:25:07 -0500

Something that might work for you is a metal "tea strainer" ball, designed
to hold herbal teas in place while steeping. Some of these balls may have
gratings coarse enough to allow hydrating FDT to slowly ooze out.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: John B <>
>To: Nanfa <>
>Subject: NANFA-- Freeze Dried tubifex and Darters
>Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2004 18:11:12 -0600
>I have discovered that my timid Slough Darters have taken a liking to FDT.
>This is great because it is a lot cheaper to to feed them FDT and
>suppliment them with live and frozen foods rather than Visa versa. One
>problem however is that the FDT doesn't stay on the glass long and in a
>short period of time the cube will dislodge and drift to the top of the
>tank. Slough Darters don't go to the top. Is anyone aware of a little
>basket that will keep the cube at the bottom, prolonging the time the cube
>is at the bottom of the tank?
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