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This is an old thread, so I'm not sure whether I'm allowed to post on it.

But to answer your question, I cut the cube into quarters and defrosted one of the quarters (of course how much you defrost depends on how many babies you're feeding).
Sucked up some of the worms with a dropper, then squirted the dropper so that part of the bloodworm is hanging out of the dropper and waved it in front of my baby till it snapped and eat it.

This was when they were still young and locating food by movement rather than smell.
 

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Haven't read all of the replies, but my suggestion would be to thaw them in a bowl of water, then use a turkey baster to suck up the worms. With the worms in the turkey baster you can drop them in front of your axie
 

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My salamanders don't it any food which does not to move.So how I can feed them with frozen food?
 
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