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Re: [Killietalk] Another food for grindals ad white worms
Purina makes a worm chow.#40 -#50 lbs for under $15.00 buy a big bag & split
it with some friends
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From: "James (Jim) Darlack" <jmdarlack at yahoo_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 1:25 PM
Subject: [Killietalk] Another food for grindals ad white worms
>I use dry kitten food for grindals, and it works. After reading the
>recomendation for using Wardly Algae Wafers, I tried Hikari Algae Wafers on
>an established grindal culture, and it is obvious the grindals are eating
> Also tried extracting a few white worms from an old, moldy white worm
> culture, on fresh worm bedding, and applied the worms directly to dampened
> Hikari Algae Wafers. However, the white worms are not very interested on
> the Hikari algae wafers, and were noted to be crawling up the sides of the
> container, and NOT on the algae wafers.
> Also, the worm bedding was dampened with tap water, so the white worms may
> not have considered that to be very palatable.
> BTW, to xfer whiteworms from an old moldy culture to a clean culture, I
> located worms that were not in the moldy area, ie, sides or tops of the
> container, and gently lifted them off with a small water color brush, and
> gently transferred them to the new culture.
> Today I placed a single piece of dry kitten food adjacent to the algae
> wafers, to determine if the white worms have any preference for the algae
> wafers or the dried kitten food.
> NOTE. Avoid adult dried cat food. I tried it with grindals and they did
> not like the fibrous material that it contained, whereas the grindals
> consumed all the dried kitten food.
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