Asked by: Carlene Urraza
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st June, 2020

How do you prepare cucumbers for fish?

Cucumber is a good food to fish fish, snails and shrimp. To easy to prepare and store. Cut the cucumber or zucchini into slices, add it to a pan of boiling water for a few minutes. Once it's blanched put it in some cold water, this will stop the blanching process.

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Besides, is cucumber good for fish?

The best vegetables to blanch or steam are zucchini, squash, cucumbers (remove seeds), lima beans, peas (shell before serving), broccoli, cabbage, lettuce and spinach. Otherwise you could end up injuring your fish, since they will try to eat the vegetables immediately.

Likewise, how long can I leave cucumber in my aquarium? Never leave it in for more than a day as it does rot into the water rather fast, as will any green veg. Your otos will be finding algae, especially if you have bog wood they'll be happy with chewing on the algae on that too. Keep on with the cucumber.

Also, can goldfish eat raw cucumber?

Yes, you can feed cucumber to your goldfish. A day at most, preferably not more than a few hours. I just chop it up and feed it tiny pieces so I don't have to worry about the water quality.

What can I feed my fish if I run out of food?

If you run out of fish food, you can feed them boiled vegetables, peas or small pieces of seafood like white fish or shrimp. It's better to opt for freeze-dried food rather than live food to avoid the chance of transferring infections to your goldfish.

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