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Old 04/12/2016, 07:49 PM   #551
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Anyone feed red worms/big crawler type worms if they can't find black worms local.

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Old 04/13/2016, 07:07 AM   #552
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Anyone feed red worms/big crawler type worms if they can't find black worms local.

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I don't but have read that people use earthworms in food that they make? I have also read about people using banana and other food you wouldn't think to feed your marine fish


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Old 04/13/2016, 09:08 PM   #553
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Banana??

Interesting. But I thought I'd read at red worms were good food too!

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Old 04/14/2016, 06:43 AM   #554
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Banana??

Interesting. But I thought I'd read at red worms were good food too!

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If earthworms are, I don't see why red worms wouldn't be.


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Old 04/15/2016, 05:53 AM   #555
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Earthworms are very good and some fish love bananas but you should freeze them first. For some reason they like them better that way. My Moorish Idol and batfish loved them but not all fish will eat them.


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Old 04/15/2016, 06:29 AM   #556
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Earthworms are very good and some fish love bananas but you should freeze them first. For some reason they like them better that way. My Moorish Idol and batfish loved them but not all fish will eat them.
Any other things that are at the grocery from the fruit section or other that you would suggest feeding?


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Old 04/15/2016, 01:42 PM   #557
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No, just clams which are my staple. My fish also


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Old 04/25/2019, 05:57 AM   #558
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I had a worm compost that use a species of earth worm that are tiny. Thinner than pencil lead and only about 2 inches long. Next time when I have a hard to feed fish that need, I may try these worms. Can't go wrong. Easy to keep alive and you can order a small amount 100 of them for $14. If somebody try this please let all of us know how it turn out. I would not suggest continue feeding with non marine type food continuously and long term, but short term in a pinch, I don't wee why not, especially if the alternative is no food or not eating enough.
https://unclejimswormfarm.com/produc...posting-worms/


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What an old interesting thread. Wonder if Paul B is still in the hobby. Only thing I can get my blond naso to eat right now is black worms. He goes crazy for them. Will not touch anything else. Just curious how everyone else is doing feeding black worms



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