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Old 06-26-2005, 01:31 AM   #1
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Is it worth getting brine shrimp eggs and growing them into little shrimps to feed to my fish when i get them?

Are they very nutritious(SP) to the fish?

Once they grow up how long will the shrimp stay alive?

Do they create a large bio-load? (Or in other words in a say 2ft tank how many shrimp would i be able to grow up at a time and would i need a very good powerhead or anything???)

All in all, is it worth it?
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Brine shimp have no nutritional value whatsoever. It's better to feed them to your fish as a treat, but not as a solid food source.
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Hmm, k, i wont get half a kilo of eggs then :P I'll just get like 20g of eggs.

I notice alot of people blend food and freeze it, do they thaw it when they want to feed it because wouldn't it turn into a liquid and be real messy?

Also, is food from the bait store ok to chuck in the blender or should i buy stuff from a supermarket with nothing added?
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If you feed brine shrimp get something with some spirilina in it. Emerald entree is a good one. I agree not to feed it to them all the time. I feed it to mine once a week as a variety. Have a good day
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