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Old 10-07-2013, 12:41 AM   #1
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Anyone ever feed there fish fruit?
Just gave them mango, and all my panda Garras and plecos are going crazy over it!
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:46 AM   #3
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the Panda Garras I have seen are so dull but yours are so pretty.
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the Panda Garras I have seen are so dull but yours are so pretty.
We'll, thanks. I feed them everything. Maybe that's why

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Old 10-07-2013, 02:33 AM   #5
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It isn't common to feed fish fruit mainly because the high sugar content promotes bacterial blooms.

That said, many fish eat fruit in the wild so it is actually a good food as far as their health goes.
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It isn't common to feed fish fruit mainly because the high sugar content promotes bacterial blooms.

That said, many fish eat fruit in the wild so it is actually a good food as far as their health goes.
Good to know. First time I gave them fruit.
Do it again tho
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Old 10-07-2013, 04:33 AM   #7
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Mine love watermelon and cantaloupe. When ever I have it in the house the get it for several days in a row. Never had an issue
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What do you do, put in tiny cubes or put in one big piece and remove it after a few minutes?
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What do you do, put in tiny cubes or put in one big piece and remove it after a few minutes?
I toss in the rind with a bit of fruit on it and just leave it. Sometimes I remove it after a day, sometimes I was several days


Keep in mind I have about 20+ Apple snails, along with several algae eating fish in my tank. They can clear a 1inx1in cube in a few hours.
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