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How to Prepare Fruits and Vegetables for Goldfish to Eat

Six Methods:PeasOrangesBananasRomaine LettuceFrozen Brine Shrimp/BloodwormsBroccoli

Yes, goldfish should have pellet/flakes as a staple in their diet, but you do need to add some fruits and vegetables to the diet also. Look at the ingredients for your flakes/pellets. Fish meal, ground brown rice, dried yeast, etc. those foods provide lots of protein , but not a lot of fiber, and that should be the other way around! By letting your goldfish enjoy fruits and veggies, they'll have a healthy happy life.

Method 1
Peas

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    Remove the peas from the pod and get a cup/bowl that is microwaveable.
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    Fill the cup/bowl with clean water (can be tap) and put the peas inside.
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    Microwave the peas until they are soft.
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    Once the peas are soft enough, pick off the outer soft shell.
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    Once the peas are cool enough, serve them to your fish. If your fish is small, cut the pea up into smaller pieces, then serve.

Method 2
Oranges

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    Peel the orange and separate it.
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    Cut one of the slices in half, then again, and again until it is small enough to serve to your fish. What to do with the rest of the orange? Eat it yourself!

Method 3
Bananas

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    Cut the banana up into slices.
    • If you have many fish, take a slice and just put it on the bottom of your tank so that all your fish and nibble on it.
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    Cut the banana into small enough pieces for your fish.
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    Do not leave it in the water for more than 30 minutes. (It might pollute the tank)

Method 4
Romaine Lettuce

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    Chop up the lettuce.
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    Boil some water.
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    Put the lettuce in the boiled water.
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    Leave it until it is nice and soft.
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    Cut the lettuce into smaller pieces
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    Serve to your goldfish.

Method 5
Frozen Brine Shrimp/Bloodworms

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    You can usually find this at your local pet store.
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    Take out of the freezer.
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    Let it thaw.
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    Serve.

Method 6
Broccoli

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    You might not like it, but your goldfish loves it!
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    Boil it until it's soft.
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    Serve whole.
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    Take out after about 30 minutes. Like banana, it might pollute the tank.

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