Yes or no?

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Yes or no?

Post by Danik » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:00 pm

Should I keep food in during the day or just at night?

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Re: Yes or no?

Post by piratetoothgir » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:02 pm

Hello! :)

IMO, I like feeding before the lights go off, they are more active durning the night, which is most likely going to be the time they eat. You can put food in whenever you want, this is just my preference:)


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Re: Yes or no?

Post by Danik » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:04 pm

I read that I should take out perishable food two hours after I put it in there

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Post by soilentgringa » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:14 pm

Danik wrote:I read that I should take out perishable food two hours after I put it in there
They are scavengers and primarily eat decaying organisms and plants in the wild. I leave food in until it starts to smell really badly or molds.

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Post by piratetoothgir » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:16 pm

Danik wrote:I read that I should take out perishable food two hours after I put it in there
You can remove it once they have finished eating it. Some people like to leave food in longer, and some shorter. I leave my food in for 24 hours.
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Re: Yes or no?

Post by Danik » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:30 pm

Sweeeet. Ty for the info

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Re: Yes or no?

Post by curlysister » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:09 pm

Two hours doesn't seem long at all. I leave fresh food in for around 24hrs, and dried food for a couple of days at least. I change it whenever I have time, not any specific time of day.
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Re: Yes or no?

Post by GotButterflies » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:06 pm

I think it boils down to personal preference, but you definitely need to give them time to eat. :) I change the food every 24 hours. :)
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