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Re: Mike Reed's NOBS food
I found that the No BS food worked just as well as the trout chow (costs
less than $1 a pound and the largest part of that price was shipping).
Try the local feed store for trout chow (I use AGWAY)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis W Heltzel" <dheltzel at ccil_org>
To: "Killietalk" <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 1:41 PM
Subject: Re: Mike Reed's NOBS food
> I tend to agree with Larry about this. I subscribed to the newsletter for
> a while and then asked to be removed. I had an email discussion with Mike
> and suggested that he send samples to some of the local killie clubs, if
> it works as well as his web site proclaims, he'd get a lot of sales from
> that. His response was that he was selling it as fast as he could produce
> it and didn't need the extra business. That's when the little voice kicked
> in and said "if it sounds too good to be true . . ."
> I really wish someone I knew and trusted would jump in and say "that NOBS
> is great, it really works as Mike claims", I'd be happy to overlook a
> little arrogance for a great product.
> It was useful to read the information about the product and adapt the
> method for my own use. I currently use a spice/coffee grinder to pulverize
> whatever type of pellet food I'm feeding the adults. Then I take a pinch
> and rub it lightly between my fingers, letting the larger pieces drop back
> into the container. The fine dust that adheres to my fingers is then
> dusted onto the surface for small, surface feeding fry (Epiplatys and
> White Clouds, currently). This is a fast way to get in an extra feeding
> each day with little chance of FFS (fuzzy food syndrome, when the excess
> lays on the bottom) due to the small quantity of food actually used.
> Actually dipping your finger in the water to submerge the particles
> probably works well for fry that are lower in the water column, but I
> have only used that for Xenopus tadpoles.
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