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post #11 of 13 Old 03-08-2009, 10:30 PM
I would rather feed frozen than live.
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so why not feed fry frozen brine shrimp?
Well, regular frozen brine shrimp are pretty big, so tiny fry can't eat them. They do make frozen baby brine shrimp, but some fry really need live foods because they only know that it's edible because it swims around. Same reason some adult fish will only eat live foods.

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Well, regular frozen brine shrimp are pretty big, so tiny fry can't eat them. They do make frozen baby brine shrimp, but some fry really need live foods because they only know that it's edible because it swims around. Same reason some adult fish will only eat live foods.
fair enough, good explanation, thanks.

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