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  1. #1

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    Default Discus Not Eating ? - Orange Peel as an Appetite Stimulant


    1 Not allowed!
    Here's a link to a very interesting article I picked up a couple of weeks ago regarding using orange peel as an appetite stimulant to get discus which hadn't been eating, to start eating.

    I posted this link 2 weeks ago on the simplydiscus.com forum, which as many of you likely know, is the foremost strictly discus forum on earth.

    To date, the link has been viewed by 750 members of that forum, and 32 have posted comments, many of them who tried this orange peel treatment, and reported mildly positive to outstanding, excellent results.

    There was only 1 negative comment, which was not about the appetite stimulating effects, but only to say that it caused a strange film to develop on his tank's glass - but no others mentioned any similar experience.

    The reaction so far seems to be very encouraging, and a number of those who hadn't tried it, said they intended to do so.

    Thought some of you folks might be interested.

    http://www.reef2rainforest.com/2016/...e-peel-discus/

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    0 Not allowed!
    I tried this with an acara that was not eating and it did not seem to have any effect. Just my little bit of data to contribute on the subject.
    300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras, new world cichlids
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