BRINE SHRIMPS

Animal Scene - - FINS, FEATHERS, AND FUR - By MANUEL YAP

Com­mer­cial dried fish food has been the most pop­u­lar diet for aquar­ium fish for decades, and in­cludes col­ored float­ing pel­lets, flakes, and even sink­ing pel­lets. They pro­vide easy, clean, and in­ex­pen­sive ways to main­tain an aquar­ium tank.

As a begin­ner fish keeper ad­vances, they be­gin ex­plor­ing how to en­hance the growth and beauty of their fishes. They start cre­at­ing their own fish food and mak­ing recipes of their own. Ideal foods in­clude Tubifex worms, Daph­nia or Moina, earth­worms, Grindal worms, In­fu­so­ria, and mi­croworms. Most of th­ese are read­ily avail­able lo­cally and may be cul­tured af­ter ob­tain­ing a starter kit.

En­ter the brine shrimp, a unique fish food that is a gem for all se­ri­ous fish hob­by­ists.

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