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How to freeze bloodworms for aquarium fish

Motyl, in simple terms, larvae of a mosquito,who live underwater before pupation. Aquarists are used to the fact that the bloodworm has a bright red color, but this is the result of molting, because immediately after hatching the larvae are almost transparent.

Frozen bloodworm is one of the most popularFeeds for aquarium fish, which is due to the high protein content and cheapness of the product. Larvae are sold both in a "fresh" form, and frozen, packed in blocks. If you need long-term storage, you can freeze yourself.

Classify the bloodworm in size: small, medium, large. Accordingly, this feed is suitable for fry (juveniles), adult fish and large species of aquarium inhabitants. Difference of feed from other types is also its versatility, because practically all the aquarium dwellers perceive the bloodworm in food "to cheer".

Ice-cream frozen has several advantages overfresh. It looks, of course, less interesting, but more practical in use. The food is sorted by size, stored longer and passed the cleaning process. In the frozen butterfly there are no foreign matter, dirt and debris.

Aquarists for a long time argue whether it is worthFrozen frozen food for aquarium fish. If you have small fish you can chip the pieces and put them in a special sieve-feeder or just straight into the water. If the fish are large, then, perhaps, it is necessary to pre-pour the food with aquarium water and wait for its decay into separate larvae. Depends on the process of feeding and the number of fish. If there are a lot of them, then a portioned packaged piece can be safely thrown without defrosting. Or adjust the amount of food by breaking off small portions of the bloodworm.

In general, the feeding of fish is individual for different aquariums. Do not be afraid to experiment in this matter, following the general feeding recommendations described in the previous articles.

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