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RE: Using Bait Fish as Food

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Posted by: Austin12 at Sun Jan 19 13:31:27 2014  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Austin12 ]  
   

Well with some neonates it seems they are a bit reluctant to feed normally. But they take to fish better than rodents. It's not something that would be used on a regular basics. So using them as a supplement until regular feeding can be accomplished seems to me to be beneficial.

Fish are high in Protein, low in Fat, fish are also rich in calcium, phosphorus, vitamin D, vitamin B2, iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium and potassium. Calcium, and phosphorus.

My main concern is with what types of parasites might be in the feeder fish if any. Not really knowing about parasites that are common to fish, I'm just wondering if anyone reading this has experience with this?

A diverse diet might be a way to turn around a poor feeder. Not all have strong feeding responses and need a bit of help in the beginning.


   

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