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> Subject: Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1190
> From: Dinyar Lalkaka <lalkaka at bellatlantic_net>
> Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 13:03:25 -0400
> The issue of whether/how veggies should be cooked for herbivorous
> fish (eg, plecos) has been discussed extensively on other lists. The
> consensus is that it's better to feed zucchini, etc. raw rather than
> blanched, because more of the nutrition is preserved that way. Also,
> it's less work and doesn't disintegrate/pollute the tank as easily.
> Just rubberband it to a small rock or attach to a lettuce clip to
> hold it down.
Even that is too much work. Just buy a bag of *frozen* sliced
zucchini, or mixed vegetables that include zukes. Separate out a
slice or two from the bag as needed and drop them into the tank
frozen. They will float at first, but as they thaw they will quickly
waterlog and sink.