why not fresh water fish?

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  1. Chipdog

    Chipdog O. bimaculoides Registered

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    I have read in a few places that you shouldn't feed your octo freshwater fish. I was wondering why that was. The only thing I could come up with was the possibility of them being raised in Copper treated water.
    Is the rule the same for ghost shrimp as well?
     
  2. octopus_octo

    octopus_octo Blue Ring Registered

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    YES!!!!

    YES!!!! the same thing goes for copper fish also ANYTHING freshwater has to much fat and no nutrients!!!freshwater is a no no :mad:
     
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    chrono_war01 Colossal Squid Supporter

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    well, that's a shame since freshwater animals tend to be cheaper
     
  4. Chipdog

    Chipdog O. bimaculoides Registered

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    with no nutrients its a wonder how everything that eats freshwater fish as their only diet lives at all.
     
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    joel_ang Architeuthis Registered

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    Its not because the fish have no nutrients in them, but rather, the nutrients in them are inadequete for cephs.Copper treated water is also one of the reasons.
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I cant find it in a search, but does anyone have any data on FW animals not having the right balance of whatever for SW animals to eat?
     

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