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    Finally, my tank is down to below 5ppm nitrates! I emptied my entire tank ( as was suggested) and refilled the whole thing. New rocks were rinsed with old water to avoid dragging old nitrates in, but nothing inside or that went inside were wiped down. You best believe I was holding my breath this am. No ammonia, no nitrites and no nitrates. I put ammonia in last night. Thanks for all who gave me information and didn't kill me!

    On feeding, I have food for an omnivore with spirulina but don't yet have frozen worms. What are the most nutritious?

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    Not sure what the most nutritous worms are, but my fish like bloodworms the best. They eat glassworms but no where as enthusiastically as bloodworms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by angelcraze2 View Post
    my fish like bloodworms the best.
    I agree. Not sure without looking at different brands and packaging but bloodworms are the long trusted frozen worm. If its good for Discus, its good for anything lol.
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    Freeze-dried black-worms have a high protein content, especially good for the growth of young fish.

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    Do you presoak these before feeding?
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    best food depends on the fish

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Do you presoak these before feeding?
    why do you need to presoak?

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    I've read that FD worms teds to expand in fish's stomachs once they begin to hydrate, could cause bloating
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I've read that FD worms teds to expand in fish's stomachs once they begin to hydrate, could cause bloating
    It's not any different than floating pellets or flakes. If a certain food causes bloat, it's the wrong food to be feeding fish. For instance, soy in fish food has been found to cause inflammation in certain fish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Do you presoak these before feeding?
    I dont pre-soak and have not had any problems with bloating. I feed them ( freeze-dried black-worms with spirulina) to my tetras, discus, corydoras, biotodoma cupidos, and geophagus. It is a big favorite.

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