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Re: NFC: scatterbrain-proof live food rasing

The fruit flies would definitely work.  They live off the media entirely.  I left
mine for like 2 months and they are still alive.


nor at snip_net wrote:

> I use grindal worms, if you have to be away from them, just put em in the refrig
> to slow down their metabolism.  They work great for me and the fish love em.
> Also wingless or flightless fruit flies.
> Best Regards,
> Charles
> Also there is safety in numbers,  keep 5 or 6 cultures going at one time, if one
> fails
> then there is a back up.
> Kristine Weisbrod Massin wrote:
> > Does anyone have suggestions for live food that I can raise for small and
> > small-ish fish that can tolerate very irregular care?  I've tried daphnia
> > twice now & failed dismally both times...
> >
> > I was considering grindal worms but have heard mixed reviews about them.
> >
> > I'm getting a little sick of shelling out money for starter cultures only to
> > have them die when I can't get to them for a couple days because the horse
> > hurt himself or I have to go out of town for work or my pup got beat up
> > again & I have to do bedside care or whatever.  (ever tried asking a
> > pet-sitter to take care of a feeder cuture? :)  'feed the fish' they
> > understand but 'feed the fishes' food' they find confusing).
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> > -kris
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