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Old 03-22-2012, 06:18 PM   #181
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Are you supposed to refrigerate the powder after you open it?
You don't need to. Cool place is fine (similar to any other foods).
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My Zebra Otos LOVE this stuff

And yes, I needed to clean the glass!
yay! They look great!
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Old 03-23-2012, 03:42 PM   #182
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Quick cell phone shot of one of the older Amano shrimp (from Rachel) I keep in my quarantine tanks for cleaning up:



Huge, white eyes as it goes to town on a big chunk of Repashy Shrimp Souffle.
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:42 AM   #183
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Does this stuff have a noticeable effect on shrimp color?
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Old 03-24-2012, 02:00 AM   #184
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I just got some everything is loving it definitely getting more!
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Old 03-24-2012, 02:46 AM   #185
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As with any food, it depends on the shrimp, parameters, environment, other foods you're feeding, age, et al.

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Old 03-25-2012, 12:29 AM   #186
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I bought one of these. I made a batch and poured it in, then put it in the freezer. I then took the cubes out of the mold and put them in a bag and put it back in the freezer. Works great, and a good size. The smell stays in the mold, though...so it's for fishyfood only.

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Old 03-27-2012, 01:16 AM   #187
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Does this stuff have a noticeable effect on shrimp color?
The shrimp formula has high levels of a full spectrum of carotenoids. Higher than any commercial formula that is labeled as a "color enhancing" formula (that I have found).
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:38 PM   #188
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I've never seen my shrimp swarm like they did when I put in the Shrimp Souffle. I thought the hunk I put in would last a while, didn't last very long.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:50 AM   #189
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Best. Food. Ever.

I want to come by to get some of the Shrimp Souffle, I think. My kuhlis love their blood worms, but they aren't too interested in the Soilent Green and I'd really want them to get a variety of foods in their tummies.
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:27 AM   #190
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You are always welcome! I can also ship it 1st class for a coupel dollars Just let me know!
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:33 PM   #191
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I just made up my first two batches, one Meat Pie and one Soilent Green.

--for ember tetras from Rachel (presumably Repashy-eating champs) and green neons who've never had it before: just put cubes of it into the tank and they all started eating it right away.

--for two bettas: tried pouring some Meat Pie into ice cube trays with twine strung into them (like in the video) and hanging them from the sides. Neither has caught on yet. Will give them some time and then may just try letting them sink to the bottom.

--for corys and otos: poured it into ice cube trays and then had a little left over that had gelled in the pyrex measuring cup I'd heated it in. Pondered for a minute and then just stuck the whole cup into the tank. They're going into the cup and eating it. It's like a kid's dream: to be small enough that you can just fit your whole body into the cake batter bowl and lick it directly off the sides. (Oh, who am I kidding -- it's my dream. ) I was a little worried that it would all flake off and make a mess, but so far it hasn't been doing that, maybe because it's actually inside the cup, so safe from current? Regardless, I'm thinking they'll finish it off before it becomes a problem.

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Old 04-03-2012, 07:55 PM   #192
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I'm going to take and 80 gallon stab at some Demasoni and Yellow Labs, so I plan on using the soilent green formula out on them.
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Woo! Finally caught a kuhli loach grazing on some Soilent Green tonight! I'm thrilled that I can rest easy knowing that they aren't simply gulping down loads of protein from their worms and not getting any other nutrients.

I think it was a problem with several facets. I haven't had them for long, so they needed to become comfortable, they were fed flakes before I owned them, so they may not have recognized it as food, and I currently just have it in blocks in the tank for the otos. I should really grate it up for the loaches and maybe offer the Repashy and worms on alternating nights.

I keep forgetting about how versatile the food is! I'll get right on the grating, but I'm still searching for something suitable for the otos. I don't really have a place in the tank to put another piece of driftwood or a rock that is covered.

I have also noticed that my pond snails SWARM this food like it is the last morsel that they will ever see. At first, I was like.. "Hey... that's the good stuff. Go munch on that zucchini instead." But then, I thought that perhaps gut-loading these snails will be great for the puffers when I get them next week. They'll get some Repashy in 'em!
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A question on food delivery. How do most of you feed this food? Do you mold it into small cubes and just drop the cubes in? I have an extra terra cotta brown sugar dish. Can you put some food on/in this? I noticed that some smear it on wood... after it gels can you microwave it into a liquid again? I bought shrimp soufle and solient green and want to start using it if I can figure out how to deliver it.
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A question on food delivery. How do most of you feed this food? Do you mold it into small cubes and just drop the cubes in? I have an extra terra cotta brown sugar dish. Can you put some food on/in this? I noticed that some smear it on wood... after it gels can you microwave it into a liquid again? I bought shrimp soufle and solient green and want to start using it if I can figure out how to deliver it.
I mix a 1/4 cup with 3/4 cup hot water and pour the mixture into a glass baking dish, about 9 by 9, put it in the refrigerator. After it's cooled, I cut it into chunks and out it in ziplock bags in the freezer. I throw chunks in the tanks as needed.
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