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This is a discussion on Commercial Foods within the Fish/Fish-related, as Live or Frozen Food forums, part of the Food: Live, Frozen, Freeze-Dried, Pellets, etc category; What commercial foods would be good for red-spotted newts? I have already tried HBH and Reptomin food sticks......

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What commercial foods would be good for red-spotted newts? I have already tried HBH and Reptomin food sticks...



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Most off the shelf products are not accepted by notos. They generally prefer live foods, chopped earthworms being superior. With a bit of work you may be able to get them eating frozen foods from a toothpick. If they are fully aquatic, they can be trained to free feed off frozen if you mix some in with their blackworms and earthworms slowly over time. I prefer Hikari brand frozen foods.



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I use Reptomin and OSI brand pellets as part of a varied diet for all of my caudates. I presoak the pellets and then offer them individually via forceps. Overall most all of my animals readily accept them however there are individual exceptions. For the record I do not keep notos however.
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