- Reaction score
- South Carolina
- More than 10 years
Human digestion takes about 2 days unless your colon is removed, so goldfish are still faster than us. Of course everything gets faster at higher activity levels, and higher temperatures for goldfish. (That's why I added a heater to my goldfish tank, set around 26 degrees C.)Yes, I'm into art, how did you guess? Heehee
Shelled green peas are great for *ahem* getting things moving, so maybe a bit of peas can help. All of my fish tear into them and fight over them then promptly poop green poop. I give them all peas every other night, even the fry.
Wow, 16 hours to digest food?! It takes humans about 8, with proper diet of course. It's crazy that such a small thing could take so long. My platys and mollies poop green poop rather quickly after eating peas, like less than an hour. I keep their temp about 78-80, so maybe that plays a part.
ETA: I don't cook the peas. I take them right out of the freezer, roll them between my hands to loosen the shells and then cut them into as small of pieces as I can.