First Arowana

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Little update on my little buddy

he is now 25cm long

today I tried feeding him market prawns for the first time. To say he liked it would be a big understatment. liked it so much that he spit out the dried shrimp he used to eat 😅. he still ate the hikari foodsticks in between the prawns so that's that ( I don't want him to be on a single diet). i'll try more hikari and shrimp tomorrow.

First time i prepare food for a fish that involves more than opening a plastic container
 

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For the leaves typically you want ones that have fallen naturally or almost fallen. The tree takes back the sugars from the leaves this is why the wither and die. Those sugars will still be in the leave and can cause fungus to grow on them in the water. Best to take fallen.
 
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For the leaves typically you want ones that have fallen naturally or almost fallen. The tree takes back the sugars from the leaves this is why the wither and die. Those sugars will still be in the leave and can cause fungus to grow on them in the water. Best to take fallen.
A friend and experienced aro keeping told me that. So got rid of the ones i picked and went to look for fallen leaves. Neighbors might think i'm crazy, scavenging for leaves XD
 
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Something about boiling tender branches and peeling. Picking up leaves is far more easier
 
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