Why should you not feed an octopus fish?

Discussion in 'Sources for Cephalopods and Food' started by AlanR917, May 10, 2013.

  1. AlanR917

    AlanR917 Blue Ring Registered

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    Hello everyone, I was told to avoid fish when feeding an octopus, but was just wondering why? Any ideas? Thank you.
     
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    I collected some of the research article references in a few different threads and consolidated them into a posted sticky (Articles: Octopus Food Choices and Nutrition at the top of the Food for Cephs subforum). Reading through even the abstracts will give you an understanding of the results of fish vs crabs and mollusks but I believe full articles are available on some. None of them say you should NOT feed fish, all say that fish should not be the primary diet.
     

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