Re: NANFA-- Black Banded Sunfish Food

Brian Haas (
Wed, 05 Jun 2002 22:07:21 -0500

And of course the other argument is that fish should only be fed foods that
(at least) evolved in the same environment as they did. Anything else is
just unnatural. But then again, where does that leave us humans?

Why do we always have to be the exception to every rule?

Travis Haas
Hazel Green, WI

At 10:20 AM 6/5/02 -0700, Rich Butts wrote:
>My black Banded Sunfish do very well on bits of cut up shrimp and scallops
that I buy at the grocery store. I feed them flake food early in the day
and they get the shrimp later so it doesn't spoil their appetite. I cut it
up with a razor and squish it. My Blue Spotted sunfish gorge themselves on
the stuff.
>Years ago, someone told me to feed my fresh water fish sea food because
there is less chance of transmitting disease to the fish. I have been
doing it for over 30 years. I have the shrimp hidden in the back of the
refrigerator, because they sometimes gets eaten by the kids if they find
it. Everyone seems to like the shrimp.
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