Cherry picking

Burlap tubifexSometimes I have tubifex that can’t be fed to the fish immediately. I used to chuck it into a tank, where it would do well, but often it would be difficult to recover. Then suddenly I remembered a remark by Herman Meeus, how people used to “fish” tubifex by putting a burlap sack on top of the substrate. I applied the technique to my tank, and it works! Let’s see if this can be the start of a new food production method…

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