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    Anyone tried feeding random things to their fish?

    I gave mine a chunk of apple, they really seemed to like it, they all kept pecking at it. Taking turns breaking off bite sized pieces.
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    How about pear? They didn't seem to like it very much, and I forgot about it, and it ended up clouding the water.

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    I used to wad up white bread and feed it to the fish. The Bullhead catfish seemed to enjoy them.

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    Oh man, did I find something that made my fish smiile, probably a little on the risky side, but my lake is real clean.

    A friend and I caught and cut up a few perch over the weekend, well one of them was a female full of eggs. I dropped a clump of the eggs into the tank and they went crazy over it. I gave them enough that all got some but none got too much. I don't think any made it down to the bottom for the cats tho.
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    Fish eggs are great food for other fish. I read an article on how someone bowfishes for carp and freezes the eggs he gets for his fish.
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    yup, eggs are great stuff!

    IN the marine side of it some people feed bits of orange to their fish for the vitamins and minerals. I have never done this and can not comment on the safety of it.

    mainly I believe in feeding only things that are of proper origin to your fish.

    i.e. feed only lionfish saltwater feeders (goldfish have the wrong fats and can not digest properly) so I would only feed my fresh water fish something they could get from their natural environment.. which, could include fruit falling into the water from a tree I suppose.
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    i have fedd my fish cherios , lettuce , banna, and zucinni
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