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    Bichir not eating 4 days after eating bloodworms

    Discussion in 'Polypterus' started by BichirMohawk, Jan 9, 2019.

    1. crayfishlobster

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      Basically, feed it bits of tilapia fillet.
       
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      I’ll consider getting a food processor if cutting the tilapia into tiny bite sizes comes to be too tedious lol thanks for the idea.
       
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      thefredpit Potamotrygon

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      I think I paid $10 at walmart for mine
       
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      I would stick to the every other day feeding with the blood worms. Much easier than dealing with tilapia and getting a food processor.

      I've had no problems feeding wild caught bichirs of that size Repashy Bottom Scratcher. Easy to cut size with a pairing knife.
       
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      Cutting not that hard, i cut tilapia this small 4CEAFB3B-1A75-4B38-9FF6-1ED4ECDAC2D1.jpeg
       
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      That’s some Gordon Ramsey slicing right there!
       
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      Bloodworms should be more of an occasional treat than a regular poly staple.

      As others have mentioned, tilapia and pellets are a better normal routine. Many do catfish once a week or every other week to help things move along but it can be oily so I used to do that the night before I did a WC.
       
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      Thanks for the info.
       
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