blood worms

blood worms

the large strongyles of horses. See strongylusvulgaris, strongylusedentatus, strongylusequinus.
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Suitable foods that have sufficient vitamins and calcium for a terrapin include greens, fruits, pondweed and pond fish pellets, insects, blood worms, tubifex worms, raw whole fish, prawns, leafy vegetable and carrots.
It would ignore the flakes we sprinkled in the bowl and went hungry for two days until desperately I ran back to the shop and was told these fish only eat blood worms.
Olive has also been a good colour, with gold-beaded Blood worms also effective.
I stuck to bloodworm hook-bait over helpings of tiny blood worms to attract fish into the swim as I pole-fished at three, five and 13 metre.
QI PUT frog spawn into an old bath tub of water and fed the tadpoles on corn flakes, water lice and blood worms as they grew.
This is good news for bottom-feeding fish, which take them in abundance as blood worms.