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    So, with my recent purchase of a Fire Belly Toad, I also purchased crickets for it to consume. At times some of these crickets will indeed die before entering the paludarium, and thus the FBT won't accept them.

    So, I was wondering, instead of letting a small portion of cricket-investment go to waste, would it be alright to sparingly try feeding the already-dead crickets to my fish tanks instead? Though possibly chopped up a little considering all my insectivores and carnivores have rather small mouths these days.

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    as long as they can eat the pieces and it doesn't make too much of a mess, insects are good as a part of most fish's diets.
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    I do not see why not. I would only try one cricket at a time so ensure they will eat it. And of course net out any uneaten pieces. I would try it :)

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    It'll be great. My archers eat 75-100 large crickets a week. The puffer usually snags a few too. I throw any extras or escapees in with the cichlids. No problems here so far.
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    Only bad story I've seen from my research is supposedly someone's fish choked on a cricket after eating too many. But they added a full dozen the very first time trying to feed them crickets, so I think that was more poor planning than making feeding them a bad idea.
    A severe lack of trichogaster.

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    Seems like a good idea as long as your careful. Let us know how it goes.

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