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    Seafood from the local market????

    Could there be any kinds of parasites in the shrimps,scallops..etc that you buy at the local food stores?Could there be any chance of introducing a parasite to a fish like this,since it has been,hummmmm treated like the real frozen fish foods at the pet/fish stores?
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    I'd bet the risk is smaller than from adding fish food from a pet store.
    I'd say there is no risk.
    Matt.

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    I always soak mine in freshwater for a while. Either to unthaw them or to open them (Hot). Kind of like a freshwater dip

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    I sure wouldn't worry about it. I feed mine stuff right out of the Bay of Fundy. Susan has been using grocery store stuff for ever and you never saw such healthy fat fish in your life. Go for it!
    Gail in Nova Scotia

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    If you buy the food frozen there is less of a risk. I feed frozen raw scallops every day. When I make my blender mush I don't buy frozen but I freeze the food before I feed it to the fish. I have on many occasions bought them fresh raw shrimp and just chopped it and fed it though, never had a problem. This is the ultimate fish treat.
    Susan

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    I really, really want to come back as one of Susan's favourite fish!!!
    Gail in Nova Scotia

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    I'll second that!

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