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Kavali
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PostSubject: Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae?   Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae? EmptySun Aug 11, 2013 1:49 pm

I can catch a lot of live mosquito larvae, but they are so quick and live on surface, or just beyond surface and ancistrus are usually on bottom so i don't know if they can catch them? I didn't try.
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PostSubject: Re: Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae?   Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae? EmptySun Aug 11, 2013 7:37 pm

i feed mosquito larvae to my fish as well but i dont think the plecos would beable to get them
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PostSubject: Re: Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae?   Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae? EmptySun Aug 11, 2013 9:58 pm

nope, not their diet. they are herbivores that occasionally find a meaty treat in the form of a dead animal. they are very rarely active hunters. though stories do exist, they are few and far between.

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PostSubject: ancistrus and live food.   Does Ancistrus eat live mosquito larvae? EmptyMon Aug 19, 2013 9:10 pm

Doug wrote:
nope, not their diet. they are herbivores that occasionally find a meaty treat in the form of a dead animal. they are very rarely active hunters. though stories do exist, they are few and far between.
My little Annie eats bloodworm when i feed it to my other fish. she does seem to after it when it lands on the bottom.
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