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  1. #1

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    I was at a large grocery store that caters to people from the Orient, called TNT and found pre-packaged frozen mini Octopus.
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    The pack has 16 individualy frozen Octopi in each package. They break apart easily and my Morays and Ribbons love it. I use 6 per feeding.
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    After I defrost em, I also cut off a few tentacles, the Ribbons love them and I do not need to trim to feed, I give my Ribbons 3 each.
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    I feed my two largest Eels, a Zebra and a Black Edge 1 whole one each. I cut up the other ones into large chunks for easy feeding.

    Just thought I'd share...
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    0 Not allowed!
    I've read about people using octopi as a main ingredient in home-made fish food for marine fish. I've looked for packages like that but non to be found in the small rural city were I live.

    I'd love to see a feeding time video (hint hint )
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    0 Not allowed!
    I will keep my eyes open for those! where in SE Ontario are you? and how much did you pay for a pack?
    your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!

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    Mine is the TNT in Ottawa, just off of Hunt Club. $3.99 a pack of 16. I believe you can get these in any asian specialty food shop...
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    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff
    I've read about people using octopi as a main ingredient in home-made fish food for marine fish. I've looked for packages like that but non to be found in the small rural city were I live.

    I'd love to see a feeding time video (hint hint )
    Cliff, don't mind shooting the video but the 4 hour upload time to youtube is a killer! But your right, when the big boys grab one whole, I imagine its just as in the wild, tentacles flailing...
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    The company is Ocean MaMa, it's imported from Vietnam by
    Frobisher INT'L ENT. LTD.
    Delta, BC, V3M 6C7

    Maybe contacting them will give you a distributor near you...

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    0 Not allowed!
    thank you Surfdog. I'll be on the lookout for these packages.

    btw, I'm right down the 401 in Windsor.
    your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!

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    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by Crispy
    thank you Surfdog. I'll be on the lookout for these packages.

    btw, I'm right down the 401 in Windsor.
    LOL 6 Hours down the road!
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