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Old 11-16-2009, 01:34 PM   #1
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Can i feed my Hippo Tang Lettuce?
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I`ve heard stories about feeding lettuce causing blockages but I cant verify that. I just play it safe and feed dried seaweed.
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romaine lettuce is good. All you have to do is cut of the non-green or core and freeze it. This breaks down the cell structure and prevents "blockages". Also helps to remove air pockets in the lettuce.
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No. Use nori (dried seaweed). Lettuce has no nutritional value for saltwater fish.

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No. Use nori (dried seaweed). Lettuce has no nutritional value for saltwater fish.

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Yes, what he said!

There are several different varieties of dried seaweed that your hippo would enjoy. Just remember to remove the uneaten seaweed after a few hours so it doesn't foul the tank.

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Uneaten? After a few hours? I didn't know that was even possible. Mine never last that long though with the pigs they are there's pieces floating everywhere
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