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    Question Feeders and tropical fish flakes..

    Hey guys so i started a dubia colony and i primarly feed them tropical fish flakes as a staple for gutloading. Ive done this for years with all my feeders, even when i was breeding mice and ive noticed all my herps develope shinier scales and popping colors. Im under the impression that this is a benificial practice however, ive never heard of anyone else doing this. What do you guys think? Heard anything neg or pos about it?

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    Hi Javiera23. Welcome to our Tegu forum family. To be honest with you I don't know what to think of this. But I wouldn't do it. I just would feed them fruits.
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    It might be because the increased carotenes in fish food.
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    Carotenes and spirulina, likely. I also often use fish flakes for keeping insects with, and there's nothing wrong with it.

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