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Posted 12 October 2010 - 07:54 AM (#1) User is offline   1rhom 

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Thought i'd start a thread to see what everyone thinks is best for piranhas.
I feed my rhom mostly krill,cons,molly,silversides,tilapia.Frozen food gets soaked in vitachem for 1hr before feeding.

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 08:55 AM (#2) User is offline   bricklr 

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I've always figured a varied diet is the way to go. As far as fattening them up quickly...Alaska Pollock works the best. Just my opinion though.
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Posted 12 October 2010 - 02:56 PM (#3) User is offline   RuthlessCarnage 

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Pellets Hikari to NLS, White Fish anything from Tilapia to Catfish, Frozen krill, night crawlers for protein, ghost shrimp for live feedings, Pellets have a lot of essential ingredients that other foods do not have though IMO.

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 04:14 PM (#4) User is offline   Domelotta 

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I vary what I feed. I use tilapia drenched in vitachem as a staple. Then I use scallops as a treat as well as the occasional beef heart. Every so often I switch the tilapia with catfish so they don't get tired of the same old food because sometimes they are picky eaters. As long as I vary feeding times and types of food they usually devour anything I put in the tank. I use pellets sometimes, but since they poop a lot of the pellets out I don't do too much. If anything I just pack a couple pellets in the fish fillet. Shrimp, despite having thiaminase...i guess...seemed to give me good results when it was my staple.
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I feed mostly white fish (Tilapia, Haddock, Catfish etc), sometimes raw shrimp (shell on), along with the occasional handful of crickets or a few crayfish if they're cheap.
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View Postbricklr, on 12 October 2010 - 08:55 AM, said:

I've always figured a varied diet is the way to go. As far as fattening them up quickly...Alaska Pollock works the best. Just my opinion though.


I got to try that.
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wow u guys really treat ur Ps..i usually fed my reds cichlid pellets on the reg and throw in a treat like a feeder {from my Quarantined feeding tank} or some shrimp {shell on}....but from what i see ..what u r feeding them is very good .


I just like to use the pellets cause its less mess and it keeps the water clarity clear...ive found that when i throw in a bunch of different protiens{meat} that my water tends to spike on ammonia for the next day or so...
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