|Cuora Amboinensis ||07-19-2008 06:18 PM |
Food Pellets w/ high vegetable content
Hello my name is Chris and I am an Exotic Turtle Breeder. Besides owning an 11" algea eater I'm not much of a fish person. I'm looking for a vegetable enhanced pellet diet for my Turtles, with minimal protein content. This doesn't exist along the lines of Reptile commercial foods, so I thought I would look into Fish/Aquatic life foods. Knowing next to nothing of fish products I came to this forum. All input is greatly appreciated, thank you.
A pellet made for any kind of algae eater will have high vegetable content, but I don't know about protein. Hope this helps :) .
|okiemavis ||07-19-2008 07:59 PM |
I'm not sure how much protein constitutes "minimal", but you'll probably be able to find an algae wafer with min 25% protein. That's about as low as I've seen. I think that spirulina is higher in protein than some other common veggie ingredients, but I could be wrong.
IMHO fresh vegetables is the way to go. Blanched romaine lettuce and zucchini is always a hit with my veggie loving fish. Broccoli and spinach is also a really good idea, especially for turtles as it is so high in protein.
|Busgod ||07-19-2008 10:30 PM |
no okie your right spirulina 37%
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