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Beef Heart Paste Recipe

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Post Sun Dec 25, 2005 10:43 pm
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Found this at the Angles Plus website, thought some of you may like to try it....


Angels Plus' Beef Heart Paste Food

Ingredients:

2 Fresh raw beef hearts
5 oz of fresh spinach
1/4 lb of fresh carrots
1/4 lb of krill powder
1 oz of spirulina powder
1/2 tsp of liquid vitamins
8 tablespoons of unflavored gelatin
Premium flake food - approximately 1 lb

De-vein and remove all fat from the beef heart. Use a food processor to chop the prepared heart to a very fine consistency ( a minute or so with the chopping blade). Mix heart, vegetables, krill powder, spirulina powder and vitamins in a large bowl. Dissolve gelatin according to directions, in hot water. Mix the dissolved gelatin liquid into the beef heart mixture. Add the flake to thicken. The amount of flake added with vary with the amount of water in the mixture. Try to get it to the consistency of thick oatmeal.

Immediately, place paste food in plastic fish bags and flatten to a thickness that is easily broken with your fingers. Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours before freezing. To feed, break off chunks of the frozen mix, and just drop it into the tank. The fish can easily eat from the chunk.

This is a bit of work, but the effort is worth it after you see the results it makes in your fish. It may take your fish a day or two to figure out that this is food and that it's good. Get them hungry and then feed very small amounts at first. Clean up any uneaten food immediately. Once they get used to it, they will ravenously attack it, and grow as fast as possible with vibrant color.
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