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Re: Live foods
Alsok, just coming to mind, are a number of small shrimp-like critters
that you can readily catch. You can find these in any stream with lots of
aquaitc plants or algae mats. Grammarus or Scuds could also be purchased
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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
> 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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