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By Artchic528
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#344811
Not that my seedlings are growing particularly fast, but I want to be ready with blood worms when they do get traps going. Are Top Fin or Aqueon brand blood worms best?

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By Coco
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Most ingredients of the blood worms are more or less the same where some has vitamin E in it. Personally, I look for simple ingredients and if the price is right. I use the Tetra brand over at Wal-Mart for months and it works great.
By mcgrumpers
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#344819
I'm also using the Walmart brand. No complaints so far. Blood worms are gross but they work well and I've kind of gotten used to them, though I refuse to make blood work paste for my VFTs. They just get a whole worm or two followed by a drop of maxsea.
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By DesertPat
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#344924
I have used the Omega One blood worms and suspect the vitamin E supplement added to them caused multiple traps to die prematurely. I switched over to Tetra brand and have not had any issues at all with them. Just make sure to re-hydrate properly before feeding! And GENTLY massage the traps every few minutes to ensure proper feeding response.

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