Amphibian/reptile live food critters for small fish?

Joshaeus

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Hi everyone! This isn't strictly about amphibians, but I thought it would be good to post this here :) I am looking for live food options I can culture for my fishes that do not require a lot of space. Currently I am hatching brine shrimp and culturing microworms, but there are not a whole lot of other 'traditional' aquarium live food options that do not require me to set up a full blown fish tank (my landlord has a 20 gallon tank limit for each apartment). However, are there any small terrestrial critters - perhaps cultivated for dart frogs or similar - that would be useful for fish, be relatively cheap, AND not take up a lot of space? Horizontal space is not an issue so long as the culture could fit under my bed. Thanks :)
 

BlackOsprey

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Definitely flightless fruit flies. Easy to find at a Petco, very inexpensive, easy to culture, really easy to store since 1 culture can fit inside a container the size of a typical deli cup. Hardest part is making sure you start a new culture at just the right time so that you don't run out or have an overabundance.
 

MissNoodle

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I raise mealworms...
Either cut up freshly molted ones into small-fish sized bites.
Or
Just mass mix them into a puree then cooked into a gel food...
 
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