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Principles of Feeding Shrimps

Shrimp farming, what to feed the shrimp is always the issue that many people care about the most. So how effective is the shrimp diet, so that the shrimp can grow and develop the best?
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Principles of Feeding Shrimps

Breeders need to be sure to master the following principles no matter what they eat, they need to follow them correctly:

1. Feed several times a day, but not too much, spread evenly.
2. Master the habits of shrimp. In general, ornamental shrimps have a habit of nocturnal activities. So according to their habits, during the day, less investment in foster care should be done. Positive reinforcement at night.
3. Feed more when the weather is better.
4. Based on the water temperature, the selection can be changed. When the temperature is stable, feed more.
5. Based on good water quality, for reasonable feeding.
6. Do not feed the shrimp when there is medicine in the tank. Do not feed while the shrimp is peeling.
7. Feed less on the first day after shelling. Resume normal feeding after shrimp recover to normal.
8. Do not breed ornamental shrimp in extreme weather.

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If you master the above 8 points, the problem of what and how shrimp eat will be solved perfectly. As long as you understand the physiological needs and living conditions of the shrimp growth process.

What Should Shrimps Eat?

Plant-based foods: mulberry leaves, carrots, algae... are necessary but only play a complementary role in the shrimp's nutrition.

On the shelf of shrimp farming, there should be at least 2 types of industrial food: 1 main food containing a certain amount of protein to help shrimps grow faster, peel and hug their gourds faster, 1 type plays an additional role as increase color, vitamins ... help shrimp's diet rich.

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Some food products are divided into 2 main categories:
+ Main food: CSF Omnia Pro, S&B Grow Up
+ Food supplement: CSF Hokkaido Pur, CSF Bee Fruit Mix, S&B Vitamin

What is the Meal Schedule?

Apply the feeding schedule for shrimp as follows: Monday 2-4-6 eat the main food, Tuesday 3-5 eat supplementary food, Saturday and Sunday stop feeding so that the shrimp can feed themselves in the tank as well as digest less.

Should feed just enough once with the number of shrimp in the tank. If the food is new, you should carefully observe the time the shrimp can eat, up to 5-6 hours. Avoid leaving excess food for too long in the tank to cause fluke.

The types of leaves that ornamental shrimp can eat and are rich in nutrients:

1. Mulberry leaves:
 This is the most popular type of leaf not only for those who are new to ornamental shrimp, but it is also the food used by most of the longtime players. Mulberry leaves are suitable for all kinds of ornamental shrimp, they are completely plant so it is very safe. Moreover, mulberry leaves contain essential vitamins for ornamental shrimp.

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How to handle mulberry leaves for shrimps: After picking the mulberry leaves, you wash and boil the leaves (you can pick the whole branch to boil). Then let the mulberry leaves cool down and then put them in the shrimp pond. If this is the first time they eat this type of food, they may not eat for the first day, but after 1-2 days they will get used to it and eat very strongly.

2. Dried eagle leaves: The leaves are also a kind of food for ornamental shrimp to help increase resistance, good for the immune system. After washing, you can put them directly into the lake. After 1-2 days, the leaves will absorb water and sink to the bottom of the lake.

3. Vegetables: Shrimps can also eat soft foods such as cucumbers, carrots, cut into small thin slices and boil them, then let them cool down and put them inside the aquarium.

4. Soybean hulls: Soybean hulls provide the necessary amount of calcium to keep the shrimp healthy and peel well. Soybean shells after being washed, you also boil them, then put a sufficient amount into the shrimp pond.

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