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Old 06-14-2010, 10:54 PM
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holy mysis! that is awesome. thanks alot for sharing kathy! guess im going to be placing an order myself soon. i figure i can split it between 2-3 of my friends and it will still last a long time! god thats awesome...

the site its-self has alot of cool random products as well!
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thank for the heads up saving money these day is always a plus
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Thank you Kathy, great info thread!
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great info, this should be made a sticky.
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I use silversides and find it to be much cheaper. I don't know what the difference is in nutrition. I was told that a good college library would have the info. Anyway I just buy it local at chinese fish stores. Sometimes it is fresh and other times I buy it frozen. I don't know the price per pound because I don't know chinese. But for a couple dollars you get plenty.
And my guess is that you could use salmon as well which you can get anywhere and for the shipping itself you can buy a lot of salmon localy. But again I do not know the the difference, if any, in nutrition.
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I feel like food is the cheapest item to purchase in this hobby, unless you are feeding a store full of fish, how much could you possibly spend on food in a year. I buy about six packs and it last almost a year, on a 120 gallon. $25. After you factor in the time of breaking up the large block and freezer burn loss, you might just be better off with cubes, unless you have a ton of fish and feed them three times a day. Good deal but it seems like a lot of work on the purchasers end. jmo
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Awesome Post, Awesome Info!!! I think I will buy from them as well.

Thank You, for taking the time to document the way you use it too...
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Re: Feeding without going broke

Loss from freezer burn being a large consideration. Unless you are feeding a lot of fish these blocks could sit in the freezer for months upon months.
I think a 4 to 6 month supply would be the limit balancing these two.
The increased quality and reduced cost really appeal to me. But, I think one block would last me over a year considering I would probably feed this 2 or 3 times a week. And I have a 75 with a descent bio load.

Maybe this is for the larger tank community.


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It is a fantastic deal and the product quality is very high, but as alluded to above it is only worthwhile if you use A LOT of frozen food or you split a block with some friends.

The group buy idea while seemingly a good one is actually not as this is an exceedingly difficult product to deal with in a GB situation. Ask Jim (House) who has taken the lead on GB's for this many times. It is a major PITA. I'm sure he's be happy to elaborate why.
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I got some of this from DGen on LIRA. This stuff is amazingly priced.
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