--- Todd Crail <farmertodd_at_buckeye-express.com> wrote:
> Mr. Z recently introduced me to a wonderful food...
> It's Piscene Energetics M.Y.S.I.S.
> It's another species of mysis shrimp, but this food
> stuff is far superior to
> the San Fransico Bay and Hikari. These things are
> little steaks and I've
> yet to meet a fish that could fit it in it's mouth
> that hasn't totally
> destroyed it (the lepoard danios kinda rip it apart
> ;) I discovered that
> many reef aquarists have found their way to this
> food and have made their
> aquaristic pursuits much more enjoyable feeding less
> crap to get the right
> amount of food to the animals. I'm very excited
> about the implications on
> my sandbed systems, as they were able to tolerate
> all the extra crap without
> too much hassle :)
> They don't put all the filler in like SFB and
> they're whole pieces of the
> critters. They have an obscene protein content
> (like 67% guaranteed
> analysis) and I think also have a lot of omega 3 fat
> stores and such... I've
> gotten the curvature out of my greensides and banded
> darters in total of 4
> days. And... Feeding half as much food. I'm sure
> that I'm going to enjoy
> much better success keeping these fish that seem to
> have incredibly high
> metabolisms (greensides, banded) It would be
> interesting to know how black
> banded and bluespot sunfish do with them.
> There are online mail order places.
> http://www.premiumaquatics.com (under
> food) but I would highly recommend you recommend
> this brand to your local
> shops. I did with mine... The guy about lost it
> when they came in. His
> comment was "There's so much meat in there, they
> don't even really freeze
> stiff". :)
> In the case of my local shop, they are selling it
> for the same price as the
> Hikari, but some places are offering it for a little
> bit more. In any case,
> it's worth whatever they're charging!
> It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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