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liver as food

Discussion in 'Fish and Aquarium - all types' started by kevinRB, Apr 1, 2004.

  1. kevinRB

    kevinRB New Member

    im currently feeding my piranha liver is this a good idea,will the piranha get its proper neutrition to grow?
  2. Hooben

    Hooben New Member

    I have never heard of liver as food. The problem with liver would be the water getting really dirty very fast. Many aquarist argue that a fish in the
    wild would never eat liver or beefheart. I know that beefheart promotes super quick growth, but may not be very nutritious. Possibly the same could be said for liver.
  3. t_chelle16

    t_chelle16 New Member

    Since one of the functions of the liver is to remove toxins from the blood, I really wouldn't want to eat it (plus it tastes disgusting too, IMO).

    The only mammal product I've heard of that is okay to feed to fish is beefheart because it contains very little fat.

  4. t_h_e_s_a_c_k

    t_h_e_s_a_c_k New Member

  5. kc5gvn

    kc5gvn New Member

    Hi kevinRB, Liver is not really good for feeding to your fish. Liver has a very high iron content.
  6. arcticfox

    arcticfox New Member

    Hi kevin,when I had Piranha's I used to feed them beefheart,they thrived on it,plus of course they are rather partial to other fish lol,

    In answer to Chelle about eating liver well Chelle over here in the UK it used to be a favourite food did liver and onions,it was indeed very tasty and it never did me any harm :)
  7. kc5gvn

    kc5gvn New Member

    Hi arcticfox, I know this is a little off subject but when I was a kid my parents made me eat liver and onions. I'm sure glad I grew up. I have to agree with t_chelle16, UGGH!!!
  8. arcticfox

    arcticfox New Member

    Well you did grow up so it didnt do you any harm did it :mrgreen: you are only saying that,you loved it really
  9. kc5gvn

    kc5gvn New Member

    Give your fish something tasty to eat. They'll love you for it.

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