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Can My Girls Eat Algae?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by GAchickennewbie, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. GAchickennewbie

    GAchickennewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep several fish tanks in addition to my girls, my dogs, and my cats. No animal-hater here. lol!

    The tank I have a baby salvini in has a green fuzzy algae growing (can't remember the name) that doesn't need to be in there.

    My girls do like to drink the fishwater when I drain the tanks for water changes and have been known to eat the occasional fish that makes it through the siphon, but can they eat the algae? Was thinking it would be some greenery for them until the grass grows and I get my fodder growing.
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your tank and fish are healthy and you don't have overgrowth/ dying algae then yes it ok. [​IMG]
     
  3. GAchickennewbie

    GAchickennewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wonderful! My girls will be so happy and so will the baby salvini. lol!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    They might have trouble with loooong string algae, if you have that kind too I'd keep them away from it.
     
  5. GAchickennewbie

    GAchickennewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not stringy at all. It's green and fuzzy :)
     

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