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Old 10-07-2018, 02:48 PM   #1
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Feedin Discus and Tropical Fish

Hi all has any one feed Sweet Potato to thieir Fish
Do you Boil it first or just cut the Peel off and gave it to them Raw.

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I would bet at least steamed/boiled in a little water till tender.

I doubt the Discus would peck at it in the substrate but light eat tiny bits dropped in one or 2 at a time per fish.

A Pleco would gnaw at it if they wanted to eat it and could be pretty raw/on the raw side.

What other tropical fish are in there?

I would peel, cube into 1/2 to 1 inch pieces and cook til firm but tender when pushing in a fork. Then cut in mouth sized bits for Discus. They may or may not like it much, they may need a few sample feedings to get to like it.

Discus are big meat eaters.

You could refrigerate, and or freeze it for future feedings, defrost first before feeding.
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