Tadpole Food Recipe

Discussion in 'Eggs, Tadpoles & Breeding' started by mystah, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. mystah

    mystah Legendary Member

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    Hi Everyone

    Been doing frogs for 10-12 years now, Trying to get a few of my groups up and going....
    Have a few Thumb tads and I am wondering what everyone tad food recipe is, and how you go about preparing it?

    I am hoping to increase my success of having healthy fat froglets morph out

    Hope to hear from you soon!
     
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    greenoasis1 Contributing Member

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    I use a couple of different foods Sera Micron ,Spirulina,Chlorella,and crushed tadpole bites.
    I don't mix them I feed them separately on different days.
    Little tip.....I use a small paint brush to feed the powders.
     
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    Spirulina powder and New Life Spectrum Thera granules. I like the paintbrush tip! I was using my fingertip but even that has been too much.
     
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    Not familiar with New Life Spectrum Thera granules...It seems to have a few different seaweeds in it and Garlic.
     
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    It stinks but the tads and fish love it!
     
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    @greenoasis1 how do you use a paint brush?

    I've heard wetting the powder and making it into little pieces so that they sink and the tads can feast...my experience with the powder is that it hits the water and spreads out! not sure if this does anything for the tads
     
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    New Life Veggie Wafers broken into bits, some earthworm flake and some spirulina flake. I raised my d. leucomelas in a 10 gallon multi spawn set up with sponge filtration and live plants for nitrate control, not individual cups. Raised 75+ over 5 months.
     
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    Hey all - I was able to find both Chlorella and Spirulina powder at bulk barn, but I’m having trouble with both the Sera Micron, and the Tadpole bites. Anyone have any ideas? Checked all of my local pet stores, including a Petsmart.

    Thanks!
     
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    Sera micron plus make my own - mix of spirulina powder, alfalfa powder, stinging nettle powder and ground fish flakes.
     

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