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« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2011, 06:10:26 PM »

OK, I will try those foods thanks for the advice.
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« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2011, 11:39:36 AM »

This new diet I put him on (blood worms, feeder fish, crickets, brand flake foods, and mealy worms) has really brought out his patterns and made him more distinct, but i may be having to get rid of a few tanks to keep this guy, his meal bill is out the window and I can't keep up with my other tanks at this cost.
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« Reply #27 on: February 13, 2011, 12:09:37 PM »

you dont have to feed him crickets, meal worms and feeder fish. Mine lived fine on fish food and some prawn i got from the supermarket very cheap. I also gave them bloodworms twice a week.

Your providing them with a very good diet but if its to expensive they can thrive off frozen foods and fish foods.

You could always just feed them crickets as a treat every 2-3 weeks.
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« Reply #28 on: February 13, 2011, 12:26:38 PM »

Don't be lazy! Get out those chopsticks and start catching some flie for him Smiley

Seriously, thuogh, how expensive could live crickets be???
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« Reply #29 on: February 13, 2011, 12:29:35 PM »

It depends on where you live/where you get them from. My sister buys hers (she has a pink tarantula) because her cats get into her cricket home, and they cost 5 cents apiece. In the spring/summer you can catch your own, but it's all frozen here right now so you can't find any.
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