Where to Buy Small Feeder Fish Online

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"In your posts, you questioned why they were sometimes called 'tuffies.' That is a term from the bait industry, where fathead minnows are a common baitfish. Because they survived so well in the fisherman's bait buckets, they were considered tough fish and were eventually called tuffies. Once the pink color morph was developed (an accidental color variation from captive breeding), those were renamed Rosy Red Minnows (sounds nicer thanfathead minnows) and introduced into the aquarium market, primarily as feeder fish (smaller than the common feeder goldfish), but also as pond fish."]
How many small feeder goldfish do you think I’d be able to fit in a 10 gallon tank?
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Hello Todd, A 10-gallon tank is very small – too small, really – for goldfish and keeping that tank clean will be nearly impossible. Fancy goldfish should have at least a very heavily-filtered 30-gallon tank and common goldfish will need much larger. I can’t recommend putting anything else in that tank and would recommend upgrading the tank size. Goldfish are coldwater fish as well and the recommendations in this blog entry are tropical (warm water). You likely have a water quality issues that is feeding the algae and it won’t go away until that is addressed. Have you tested the water quality, and what are the values for pH, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate and Phosphate to start with? Is the water itself green or is the algae on the surfaces inside the tank? Knowing more about the tank will help us address the issue. Description: Material: Plastic(See- through) 1PC Hot Small Bait Cage Fishing Trap Basket Feeder Holde...
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Rosy Red minnows are mostly sold as feeder fish in fish stores. Rosy Red Minnows are the fish that you'll see 500+ packed into a small tank. Because of these conditions, they are often disease ridden - fungal infections, bacterial infections, and parasites. They come in different color variations - rosy reds being pink, and the natural fat head color of brown.Piscivorous fish can be divided into three typesaccording to the degree to which live fish are an important part oftheir diet. The first group are the opportunistic piscivores.These are species that only eat smaller fish when the opportunitypresents itself. Small fish will be eaten, but they are not a majorpart of their diet in the wild, and in captivity they can be maintainedeasily without any need for feeder fish. By far the best-knownopportunistic piscivores are angelfish; while they have evolved to feedprimarily on mosquito larvae and other small invertebrates, in aquariathey will steadily work their way through any livebearer fry or smalltetras (such as neons) in the tank with them. Other widely traded, butnot always recognised, opportunistic predators include polka-dotcatfish, Asian killifish, giant danios, spiny eels, ropefish,archerfish, knight gobies, and mudskippers. With opportunisticpredators, it isn't so much providing them with feeder fish that isthe issue, but making sure they won't 'accidentally' eattheir tankmates that's the problem!Most fish are predators. There are a few fish that feedprimarily on algae or soft-leaved plants -- plecs, mollies, and mbuna,for example -- but the vast majority eat other animals. Becauseaquarists keep relatively small fish, the preferred prey tends to berather small as well, with small crustaceans and insects topping thelist. Live or frozen bloodworms, mosquito larvae, brine shrimps, and are enthusiastically eaten by virtually all of thepopular community fish.Given that these predatory fish have evolved to eatsmaller fish, it is reasonable to assume that feeder fish will providethem with a healthy diet. This isn't necessarily true, becausefeeder fish can be nutritionally unbalanced and a source of parasiticinfections, but in general, there's no question that many fish willthrive when regularly fed appropriate feeder fish.