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post #1 of 4 Old 04-09-2011, 12:12 PM Thread Starter
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sweet potato for Angelicus loach?

Since the profile says these fish are fond of sweet potato, does anyone know how it should be served? I'm assuming a small piece raw?

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-09-2011, 02:36 PM
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No, Sweet potato is very hard raw. I imagine you would boil it some to soften it up.

I don;t really know though, as I don't feed my fish anything other than NLS thera A

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post #3 of 4 Old 04-09-2011, 04:52 PM
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when it somes to the potatos and zuchini you can blanch them real quik to soften them up.with cucumber remoove the seeds and serve raw.place in in the evening and remove the folowing morning.

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post #4 of 4 Old 04-11-2011, 07:57 PM
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I feed yam (relative of sweet potato) raw. It is much less likely to foul the water. You will need to weight it down.

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