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Vinegar eels - live food for fish fry (Little Chute)

Vinegar eels live worm culture starter to feed your small fish fry. One of the easiest live cultures to maintain! 5$ for a good starter.

Commonly instructions to culture involve keeping them in 50% apple cider vinegar, 50% water, and adding a few apple slices. I've found this method to be very slow. For quicker results use 50% vinegar, 25% apple juice, and 25% water. Some people even skip the water and just use 50% apple juice. You can also use just water and a teaspoon of brown sugar, you don't even need apple cider vinegar, I have a culture working with white vinegar and apple juice. These worms actually breathe from the air, so the liquid is not as important as you would think, the acidic vinegar keeps the sugars from spoiling, and the worms feed from bacterias that feed on the sugars. It's a good practice to set up a few cultures and keep one that runs at a slower speed as a backup. I like to start some new cultures every six months or so. These are a great live food source for tiny growing fry, if you are planning on raising some it's a good idea to get the cultures going first, they can take a couple months to max out. Search on youtube for harvesting techiques, I've used the filter floss method several times with success. Thanks for reading
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