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RE: NFC: Re: cat food???

Imitation Meat !!!  :-)

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	Jim Capelle [SMTP:JCapelle at tampabay_rr.com]
	Sent:	Sunday, December 05, 1999 1:28 PM
	To:	nfc at actwin_com
	Subject:	Re: NFC: Re: cat food???

	I didn't know anyone on this list raised imitation crabs.  What kind
of meat
	does it eat?  JiM C.
	-----Original Message-----
	From: Gary Rollwage (Arlington) <grollwag at osimain_oilstates.com>
	To: nfc at actwin_com <nfc at actwin_com>
	Date: Sunday, December 05, 1999 5:29 PM
	Subject: Re: NFC: Re: cat food???

	>Imitation crab meat rules!!!!
	>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
	>From: Chris Hedemark <chris at yonderway_com>
	>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
	>Date: Sun, 05 Dec 1999 14:44:29 -0500
	>>Norman Edelen wrote:
	>>> I personally have always doubted products marketed in the
aquarium hobby
	>>> being only for one species.  I feed goldfish foods, marine fish
	>>> tropical fish foods, and trout chow (considering broad
categories of
	>>> prepared food, and ignoring the live and frozen and homemade
foods I
	use) to
	>>> any species I am keeping that will eat flakes or pellets.  How
can a
	>>> goldfish food not feed barbs?  On the other hand, I will never
	>>> one species hobbyists, those people only keeping goldfish, or
	>>> carp, or only keeping bettas, etc.  The hobby is all about
	>>With some types of cichlids, and certainly with pacus, I've had
	>>success using Repto-Min sticks from Tetra.  The food marketed for
	>>fish I had didn't show good growth rate or coloration, but the
	>>sticks showed both.
	>>Speaking of variety, I think that too is important in foods.  If
	>>ever take the opportunity to inspect the stomach contents of a
fish you
	>>will find a variety of foodstuffs has been consumed.  Especially
	>>predators.  In bass I have seen crayfish, tadpoles, other fish,
	>>(presumably taken while eating fish near the surface), insects,
and even
	>>on one occaision some kind of small rodent.  Most of the fish we
	>>are likely omnivorous and in order to provide maximum health, a
	>>variety of foods must be provided.  I like to experiment.  Boiled
	>>spinach, chopped "cocktail" shrimp, bloodworms, glassworms, flake
	>>mussels.  I do shy away from frozen brine shrimp as it seems to
make an
	>>awful mess of the tank and the fish don't seem to really go for it
	>>as much gusto as some of the other foods.  Live brine is of course
	>>another story.
	>>"I would remind you that extremism in defense of liberty is no
vice; and
	>>I would remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice
is no
	>>virtue." - Barry Goldwater
	>Gary Rollwage