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  1. Why are insects/worms so expensive?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Alright, I know it is harder to grow these stuff, but they're exorbitantly priced..:-( I want to feed my fish these, but to buy them, and a variety of foods, It costs so much! I only have a 29 gallon tank, so breeding my own insects probably won't save me much, right? I haven't gone to one yet...
  2. Freeze dried food- bad?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have been feeding Freeze Dried bloodworms to my fish for some time. There was never any problem (luckily) since I only recently realized they should be soaked first. I have been soaking them in Nourish a few times per week. Over this weekend my two angel fish fell ill and died. In trying to...
  3. Live Bloodworms & Freeze dried Tubifex

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I occasionally buy live bloodworms from my LFS. They are fine on day 1 but start dying and rotting overnight. Some 50% survive on day 2. I try to fish out the live ones but the stench is by now unbearable. I usually store them in a shallow container with few inches of . Is there anyway to keep...
  4. What to feed platies?

    Livebearers
    1) What vegteables should feed platies? How often? 2) How often do you give them frozen bloodworms/brine shrimp? 3) Should you give them algae wafers? How often? Do you break them up?
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