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Old 09-24-2013, 06:30 AM   #1
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IS it ok to feed my saltwater fish fresh water shrimp? LFS Sais yes but i thought i read you shouldnt?
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Old 09-24-2013, 08:52 AM   #2
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IS it ok to feed my saltwater fish fresh water shrimp? LFS Sais yes but i thought i read you shouldnt?
I do every now and then. Good way to get a fish to eat after introducing into your tank. That's how I got my trigger to eat.
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I do every now and then. Good way to get a fish to eat after introducing into your tank. That's how I got my trigger to eat.
So it doesnt matter if they are freshwater shrimp
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So it doesnt matter if they are freshwater shrimp
Mysis are freshwater or brackish shrimp and 90% of people feed them as frozen food in their marine aquariums. Ghost shrimp are what I assume you are referring to and yes they are safe to feed in to your SW fish. I do it every now and then to give the fish a challenge and excitement.
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Mysis are freshwater or brackish shrimp and 90% of people feed them as frozen food in their marine aquariums. Ghost shrimp are what I assume you are referring to and yes they are safe to feed in to your SW fish. I do it every now and then to give the fish a challenge and excitement.
i feed mysis meal and frozen brine shrimp on the weekends as a treat, and ive been thinking about feeding live ghosts but i wasnt sure until now that i could, but i wouldnt want my fish thinking its ok to feast on live inverts lol
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I feed mysis regularly. It's all my foxface will eat besides nori
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You can but bear in mind they are not very nutritional, I would not use this as the sole food for the tank but you can feed them to salt water. Btw tank looks really good. Been up and running long?
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You can but bear in mind they are not very nutritional, I would not use this as the sole food for the tank but you can feed them to salt water. Btw tank looks really good. Been up and running long?
Thanks.. About 2 months now, just added more live rock and getting skimmer in a few weeks ( Octopus module 400).
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You can but bear in mind they are not very nutritional, I would not use this as the sole food for the tank but you can feed them to salt water. Btw tank looks really good. Been up and running long?
I slip some krill and brine in there and he doesn't know the difference for some reason when I mix them all together. if feed straight brine he will spit every piece back out and just munch on nori. I always end up with an oddball fish. Make sit more enjoyable and makes me take special care of them.
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I slip some krill and brine in there and he doesn't know the difference for some reason when I mix them all together. if feed straight brine he will spit every piece back out and just munch on nori. I always end up with an oddball fish. Make sit more enjoyable and makes me take special care of them.
hey tim have you ever tried hand feeding..? i know your snowflake loves you but any other fish..?
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