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Re: Live foods

Hellgramites and a number of other little larvae will do graand in the
bottom of the tank.  You can purchase Hellgies from any baitshop in the
springtime, although usually its only in ones that have a large number of
trout fishermen.  You can also try any aquatic worm.  these should be
mostly harmless.

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On Thu, 13 Aug 1998, Kudzu wrote:

> I have just moved a Log Perch to my 20 long in my office and I know he
> is on the prowl when I here the gravel hitting the glass. I believe he
> is looking in the substrate for critters to eat. (Correct me if I am
> wrong!)
> This got me to wondering what we would live in the substrate that
> would not be harmful and would supply some food for the fish. My tiny
> sunnies are always doing head stands and picking at the gravel for, I
> assume, left over food. The Shiners do the same thing but I can see
> what they are picking up.
> Anyone have any idea or suggestions? Or is this a bad idea?
> When I pick up rocks in the shallows I often see "something" crawling
> around. I swap rocks out in the 10G in the boathouse ever couple of
> weeks in hopes off adding fresh food.
> Jeff <*\\><
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