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Old 05-08-2012, 02:52 PM   #1 
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Blood Worms and making food?

How many blood worms should i feed my boy at a time?

And I've heard some of you talking about making your own food. How's this done? I'd like to try it. =3
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:26 PM   #2 
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This is the homemade food I make....

Since you should only use human grade food items to start....saute it and put it on pasta...yumm and you can have lunch with your Betta...laffs......

When I make varies each time...depending on what I have since I grow my own spinach and garlic cloves can vary in size as can the spinach
Shrimp- 1 large raw/frozen or steamed (no added salt or other additives) and I smash this up with the side of a knife....
Garlic-I use 3-5 cloves depending on the size...I crush in a garlic press...roughly half the amount of the shrimp
Spinach-4-6 leaves..blanched-roughly equal amount of the garlic

I blanch the spinach and while still hot I smash it with the garlic and add the shrimp and smash it all together with the side of my knife on a cutting should look green...a green garlicky shrimpy paste

I then feed some and then place the rest in a zip-lock and press out flat and freeze and break off what I need each day to feed....I use the side of my knife and work it and this will thaw it enough to feed......

You are what you eat....the spinach is the greens that are inside the food Bettas being gut loaded....shrimp the protein and long term (6 weeks+) fresh raw garlic can help with parasites, help build a strong immune response among other things....

I feed this food twice daily to all fish and inverts...I have also used raw fish filet, red worms in place of shrimp and one day I plan to use the meat from common snail...but haven't got around to doing
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:54 PM   #3 
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OO. cool. =3 I'll have to try it sometime. =3
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