Feeding my tetras some live mosquito larvae

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Finally had some mosquito larvae show up to feed my tetras. They went wild over the fresh food.
 

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I have a rain water container that they show up in. My wife uses the rain water for her garden.
I was worried wild mosquito larvae might be risky, but perhaps I'll give them a try with my gouramis. I had a small wild fish once which I fed up with them before setting it free again. Boy, did that fish love mosquito larvae!
 

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all fish love live mosquito larvae even the mosquitoes, I grow some of my mosquito larvae onto mosquitoes for some of my bigger fish.
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some fresh mosquitoes ready to feed to fish
 

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Fun tip... if they’re in cold water they’ll go into shock when you drop them into a tropical tank. If you’re feeding a lot of them, float them first to raise the temperature. Then they’ll be active in the tank until they’re caught, giving the fish even more fun.
 

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