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Old 03/26/2020, 11:33 AM   #1
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Calories in flake food

How does this compare to frozen? I have about a month worth of frozen and am expecting to eventually run out. My fish and shrimp eat flaked - how does this compare as to the bioload it adds and sustaining them?


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Old 03/31/2020, 11:39 AM   #2
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It's not the calories but the vitamins and minerals---and willingness to eat. Feed flake or pellet as needed, give frozen when you can get it. Just use a quality dry food.


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Old 03/31/2020, 11:42 AM   #3
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It's not the calories but the vitamins and minerals---and willingness to eat. Feed flake or pellet as needed, give frozen when you can get it. Just use a quality dry food.
+1 Or live food (e.g. blackworms, white worm culture) is good too.


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