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marty14
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PostSubject: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 3:30 pm

Put a piece of nice fresh organic zucchini in for my male Bristlenose.
To my surprise he would not even look at it. He kicked it around a few times but not a nibble.
Has anybody else had that experience with zucchini ????
What is is a sure fire vegetable to give him ?????
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 5:37 pm

yeah mine are the same, male dosent touch it, female eats it,
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyWed Aug 01, 2012 10:24 pm

G.Eagle wrote:
yeah mine are the same, male dosent touch it, female eats it,
Did you get yours to eat any other type of vegetable or are you sticking to wafers ????
Marty Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 3:51 pm

I have over a thousand BRISTLE NOSE and i have never had a single one that won`t eat ZUCCHINI. i also use ROMAIN LETTICE also about once a month . what else are you feeding them ?

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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 4:23 pm

KYANGELSNCORYS wrote:
I have over a thousand BRISTLE NOSE and i have never had a single one that won`t eat ZUCCHINI. i also use ROMAIN LETTICE also about once a month . what else are you feeding them ?

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Up until now I have mainly been feeding them different types of wafers as they say that they are a complete diet.
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 5:31 pm

yeah just wafers, they seem to love goldfish flakes?
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 8:24 pm

G.Eagle wrote:
yeah just wafers, they seem to love goldfish flakes?
I did not know that. I have seen go for flakes that I feed the other fish but only occasionally.
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 1:38 am

yeah they love the flakes, i put sum flakes in the frys tank and they got munched up, but to be fair anything that goes into the fry tank gets munched they dont seem to be fussy, Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 10:41 am

G.Eagle wrote:
yeah they love the flakes, i put sum flakes in the frys tank and they got munched up, but to be fair anything that goes into the fry tank gets munched they dont seem to be fussy, Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 1:01 pm

oh ok didnt no that, this is my first time at raising fry of any fish, they are really cool, i can sit and watch them all day, they dont hide away like there mum and dad lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptyFri Aug 03, 2012 2:28 pm

G.Eagle wrote:
oh ok didnt no that, this is my first time at raising fry of any fish, they are really cool, i can sit and watch them all day, they dont hide away like there mum and dad lol.
Fry only seem to have two purposes in life, eat and grow.
Be happy; if they stop eating then you know something is going wrong.
Good luck with the little kids.
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptySat Aug 04, 2012 7:19 am

i use 3 to 4 whole zucchini when i feed all my tanks of BN each breeding group gets 1/4 of a zucchini and the fry tanks get a 1/2 or if its a small zucchini i will put a whole one the the tank sliced in half long ways. i put it in on monday morning and take it out tues nite and most of the time there is not much left to remove.


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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptySat Aug 04, 2012 7:31 am

when trying to get the crew to eat something new, give them that one food only for a week straight, no flakes, no wafers, nothing but the zuchinni. they will get hungry enough & will start eating it Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptySat Aug 04, 2012 3:28 pm

Doug wrote:
have a read of this

http://www.bristlenoseworld.com/t1692-garlicto-feed-or-not-to-feedthat-is-the-question?highlight=garlic
Hi thanks;
I thought garlic would help. After-all they use it a great deal in making fish food.
I will try it tonight.
Marty cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Don't like Zucchini   Don't like Zucchini EmptySun Aug 05, 2012 8:00 pm

SUCESS !!!!! Don't like Zucchini 1650918589 cheers Don't like Zucchini 1650918589
Looks like garlic did the trick, as soon as it in my bristlenose jumped on it. Plus my other plecos came out.
No worries !!!!!
Thank you Doug, you are a legend !!!
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I didn't write the book without knowing a thing or two Very Happy

Thanks mate! cheers

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