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Old 10-28-2013, 04:32 AM   #1
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Raw foods for shrimp?


Hey peeps,

Okay so I been wondering but I don't wanna kill my shrimp. . Has anyone tried raw foods such as egg yolk, raw meat, raw veggies? I seen eggs shells I seen cooked veggies I am wondering more about egg yolk or meat
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Old 10-28-2013, 04:44 AM   #2
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veggies are great but you really want to give them a quick boil.
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Old 10-28-2013, 05:03 AM   #3
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The main reason for cooking the veggies is to both kill anything that might be on it and also to soften it up to make it easier for the shrimp to eat. Freezing it will also break down the cells to make it easier for them to eat. People use eggshell for calcium, there are other things you can use, I don't use eggshells personally. As far as egg yolk and raw meat the problem is more fouling than water than anything. I have fed meat but in the form of frozen beefheart and once a month. And any sort of meat is something to be cautious with because the protein can accelerate growth which can lead to premature molting which can lead to death.
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Thanks raven!
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Old 10-28-2013, 12:18 PM   #5
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Less hassel for me to use prepared food's. Carnivore tablet's,crab quisine,New life spectrum or sinking cichlid pellet.
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