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Re: Live Foods Digest V2 #362


Like you, I have always considered duckweed to be a "live food" addition to
the diet of my rainbowfish :-)


Bruce Hansen, A.N.G.F.A., Advancing Australian Aquatics.

Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.

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>Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 05:41:17 -0800
>From: Wright Huntley <huntley1 at home_com>
>Subject: Re: Real Plants
>BTW, and to extend or refocus this off-topic thread a bit, I'm keeping a
>*Caulerpa* species in brackish water with one of my killies. The SG is
>only about 1.01. I doubt if it will grow much, but after several weeks
>it seems to be surviving. Many of the brackish fish need live plant
>matter in their diet, so I'm delighted when I can add anything to the
>"green water" algae (*Spirulina*?), Java moss and Java fern that will
>survive in such conditions.
>Is that a sneaky way to get back on topic, or what? Well, plants *are*
>alive aren't they?