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    what can i feed my koi besides

    koi food hikari like treats or helthy koi food

    fruits vedgetables thank s

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    my koi used to love slices of orange- and they used to go crazy for shrimp/krill. once the shrmip hits the water, i thaught i had a pond full of pirhana!

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    diced oranges,watermelon, lettice ,squid .scallops and shrimp

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    Mine like zukini chopped up into little squares.
    Need more Koi

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    Earth warms ,beetle grubs,dragonfly nymphs. Like to cut a head of lettuce in half and watch them tear it apart. No nutritional value but fun to watch.

    Was told to remove seeds from any fruits?

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    I feed mine unsalted peas.
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    Nice thread.

    All good stuff. They sure do love the thawed frozen salad shrimp. The smaller one will go nuts/INSANE for freeze dried bloodworms

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    Better than all the other food threads

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    My guys seemed to really enjoy crickets. I only fed them once, just out of curiosity. lol.

    I feed mine OSI Koi Gourmet Food- but as treats.. Strawberry, orange, and blueberry. It smells like Trix, but they go nuts over it. My turtles love it too.
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    I have tried all of these..... My fish won't touch them, all this stuff ends up in my sieve or skimmer if I try. They only eat pellets. Is there a trick to gettin them to eat something new ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruhkus View Post
    I have tried all of these..... My fish won't touch them, all this stuff ends up in my sieve or skimmer if I try. They only eat pellets. Is there a trick to gettin them to eat something new ?
    You've tried the OSI koi "gournet food"? They are kinda like pellets.
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    Be Happy they are eating the pellets they will be just fine with that.
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    They may be fine...but it is boring. Lol...I guess there are worse things that could happen in koi keeping

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    Can i feed them watermelon? Should i wash the fruit before i give it

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    Sweet limes,grapefruit,figs but their favorites
    are shrimp and watermelon~

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