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Old 02-16-2014, 09:39 AM   #61
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Yep. I just hold my hand in front of a power head and let the chunks blow off as it thaws.
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Do you cut the food off from the big chunk then thaw it or after you cut it do you chop it up some more? When I feed some pieces are too big for my clowns
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Do you cut the food off from the big chunk then thaw it or after you cut it do you chop it up some more? When I feed some pieces are too big for my clowns
I cute mine up in very small chunks put through food processor and puree the food to were there are no more chunks the spoon into a freezer bags in a thin layer use a rolling pin or any object to roll it out flat in the zipper lock bags and lay flat in the freezer. Then when ready to feed I just break off small chunks from that and put in a cup of tank water or RO/DI water let thaw and stir around and then pour into the tank. Which I need to do that tonight.
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Right. If the chunks are too big, you need to chop the next batch up a little more in the processor. Just try not to chop them so small it's like mush.
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This batch will last about a year lol
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Thaw and re-grind.
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Well for one you need preservatives for it to last awhile but fresh is the best way to go if your doing that I guess...


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What kind of preservatives do you need to use for frozen fish? My frozen food lasts quite a while in the freezer with no additives.
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Oh sorry thought you were going the fresh route 😅 frozen isn't fresh.. Never is.


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Buy fresh, then freeze to keep it from going bad. My point was that even a year later, it doesn't smell like the frozen stuff at the LFS. Food grade is much cleaner than LFS frozen stuff.
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