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    My beloved Mrs. Slap just peeled and de-veined 5 or 6 lbs. of fresh Gulf shrimp for dinner tonight. Can I save one of these, chop it up finely, and feed it to my fish?...what about freezing 1 or 2 for later?

    They are obviously safe enough for human consumption, I'm just wondering if they should be safe for my tetras, et al....

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    2 Not allowed!
    Yes. I know people who feed fresh fish and shrimp from the grocery stores exclusively to their fish.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    Quick answer, thanks ma'am!...now I have to sneak a couple out of the bowl while she's not looking...I can already hear the "I peeled shrimp for WHO???" rant if she finds out, lol
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    Watch for uneaten pieces. If left in the tank too long it really fouls the water.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I can already hear the "I peeled shrimp for WHO???" rant if she finds out, lol
    Ha-ha! Reminds me of the time my husband caught me grabbing a few peas while he was cooking them. He bought another bag of frozen peas, held them up to me, and exclaimed "NOT FOR THE FISH!".
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    Thanks Strider!...Will the RCS and snails go after any left over bits?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    Ha-ha! Reminds me of the time my husband caught me grabbing a few peas while he was cooking them. He bought another bag of frozen peas, held them up to me, and exclaimed "NOT FOR THE FISH!".
    I know, what's the deal??...we just want a little bit
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    It was maybe three peas. He wouldn't have known but I had to ask if he had put anything like butter or some weird seasoning in them yet. I don't know why he wants to eat fish food anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Thanks Strider!...Will the RCS and snails go after any left over bits?
    The RCS will when they come across it, I'm not sure about your snails though.
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    Since the SO is not a shrimp eater... I justify buying shrimp for myself when he's out of town, because I share with the fishes!

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