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Old 06-20-2013, 09:51 PM   #1
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Feeder Shrimp First Feeding!

I just wanted to say to all those who haven't ever fed they're cichlids feeder shrimp, holy cow! I bought about 15 feeders from tiny little things to 2 larger 1" shrimp, I just fed a tiny pinch of my normal pellets and released the hounds on the shrimp, it was chaos! But my cichlids loved them and even though a few smaller ones but off more than they could chew, ill now be giving em feeder shrimp every Friday starting next week, I wanna mix up they're diet a bit. I highly recommend this as a good show and good protein for happy cichlids! That is all lol
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:59 PM   #2
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Ghost shrimp are supposed to be good for their reds. My Africans LOVE the ghost shrimps I feed them. It's a fun show as well watching them chase, and catch, and eat the little buggers.
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Ghost shrimp are supposed to be good for their reds. My Africans LOVE the ghost shrimps I feed them. It's a fun show as well watching them chase, and catch, and eat the little buggers.
I'm pretty sure that's what these were, they were almost transparent and my lfs said the ones with green bellies were pregnant so there were alot of lost shrimp lol
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The babies need brackish to survive anyways
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:39 PM   #5
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The babies need brackish to survive anyways
Weeeeeeell they had about 5min to live so it didn't matter lol

Wait you mean new borns? Well still they all perished rather quickly
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Weeeeeeell they had about 5min to live so it didn't matter lol

Wait you mean new borns? Well still they all perished rather quickly
Yea the shrimp fry I guess.
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Dont feed too much protein as it will lead to bloat. Its ok for an ocassional treat but not all the time.
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Dont feed too much protein as it will lead to bloat. Its ok for an ocassional treat but not all the time.
So a weekly feeder shrimp treat is bad..?
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So a weekly feeder shrimp treat is bad..?
That's a good question. I don't see why they would be bad as a weekly treat, but does anyone else have an opinion on that?
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That's a good question. I don't see why they would be bad as a weekly treat, but does anyone else have an opinion on that?
X2 we need HUKIT in here lol but I wanna switch it up weekly just to keep em healthy and happy
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