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Old 12-30-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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Will Frozen foods go bad?

Hey gang,

I have Formula one and Formula two frozen foods which I use alternatly in my tank. Because I don't have many mouths to feed, not much food is being used very quickly. at this rate, I will not need to buy any more food till 2006!

Will it go bad soon? I keep it frozen of course, but I have had it for a number of months now and I don't want to feed my babies rancid food.


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Old 12-30-2004, 12:11 PM   #2
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Doesn't have an expiration date on it?
I would be inclined to think as along as it is kept frozen, you would be OK for a year or so. Freezer burn may be a bigger problem.

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Its just like any other pet foods. There should be an experation date on the package.
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Old 12-31-2004, 04:45 PM   #4
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I had to throw away some frozen krill because it was getting freezer burned. I guess next time I'll have to get the smaller package even though it cost more per oz.
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Old 12-31-2004, 06:18 PM   #5
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Last night I was too scared to go downstairs and put my frozen brineshrimp back in the freezer after feeding so I left it and this morning it smelled really bad so I threw it away.

BTW, my house is kind of creepy, and I don't like venturing through it at night when there is no one on the same floor.
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Old 12-31-2004, 06:21 PM   #6
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Rocket - As with all frozen foods, as long as it's keep frozen and never defrosted, it should last until the expiration date. Never re-freeze the food as it will go bad in your freezer.

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