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Q3: (black) kuhlis & diet.

Posted By: sophie <sophie-w@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: Sunday, 27 February 2005, at 6:04 p.m.

Just to double check that nothing I'm feeding them is going to damage them:

sinking pellet things (labelled as "for mid- and bottom-feeders - eg tetras, loaches")
bloodworm (frozen)
brine shrimp (frozen)
tin of goldfish flake that needs using up because it makes the fancy goldfish float upside down, stupid thing
blanched frozen peas with the skins removed
cooked broccoli (occasional)
oats (occasional)
chopped fresh prawn (very occasional) - I think perhaps in the US this is called shrimp
occasional bits of cooked fish

they guzzle all of the above with slightly worrying gusto, apart possibly from the broccoli, which they eat a little bit of then leave. They are, I have to say, in diet and behaviour very like small manic versions of th