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hi i have tried to get my ottos to eat fresh zuchini nd cucumber for a while now
they simply wont touch it, only my shrimp seem interested. i wonder if i am preparing it right.
i boil the kettle and drop a thin slice into a cup and pour the kettle over it, let i sit in there for about a minuite or two and then drop into a second cup i prepared with icy water in, let it cool and drop in tank

what ive read on the internet mostly contradicts its self, some people say ten secconds some say boil for 5 to ten minutes,
someone out there must know what otto's like

thanks :)
 

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Zucchini works better than cucumber (imo).
Core the seeds out of it and if you buy organically grown leave the skin on it.
If you do not blanch it then they will work on it for days before it turns to mush in the tank. Blanch it and 24hrs later it starts making a mess.
Romaine Lettuce Hearts work well for Ancistrus and Otto alike.
Day old raw zucchini or lettuce here before they will even start to touch it.
 
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