White worms or black worms?

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Dierks

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They are the same -- Lumbriculus Variegatus -- I guess one might have an accent :)

It was confirmed here if you would like the source:

"Just heard back from them. You were right Rob, they are Lumbriculus Variegatus! So I got my info..."
 

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They are the same -- Lumbriculus Variegatus -- I guess one might have an accent :)

It was confirmed here if you would like the source:

"Just heard back from them. You were right Rob, they are Lumbriculus Variegatus! So I got my info..."
Is there a difference between whiteworms? Which one is “healthier”?
 

Dierks

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White Worm Nutritional Value​

  • Protein: 70%
  • Lipids: 14.5%
  • Minerals: 5.5%
  • Carbohydrates: 10%

Black Worm Nutritional Value​

  • Protein: 59.3%
  • Lipids: 7.2%
  • Minerals: 5.91%
  • Carbohydrates: 20.2%
I guess it depends on what you want more of?! Both are going to help the fish so its not really what is better, I was just thinking outload more or less when I asked the question.
 

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White Worm Nutritional Value​

  • Protein: 70%
  • Lipids: 14.5%
  • Minerals: 5.5%
  • Carbohydrates: 10%

Black Worm Nutritional Value​

  • Protein: 59.3%
  • Lipids: 7.2%
  • Minerals: 5.91%
  • Carbohydrates: 20.2%
I guess it depends on what you want more of?! Both are going to help the fish so its not really what is better, I was just thinking outload more or less when I asked the question.
Great bit of info!
There should be a sticky regarding the use of live food, the benefits and how to culturing it, a how to guide. This goes hand in hand with fish health and now we have easy to understand nutrition value. Thanks @Miami Reef for bringing this to our attention and @Paul B can be the president of the live food section ;). Paul wrote a great piece regarding the link to a fish's health with live food/gut bacteria.

All this great info needs to be easily accessible and in one place.. what do you think?
 
Great bit of info!
There should be a sticky regarding the use of live food, the benefits and how to culturing it, a how to guide. This goes hand in hand with fish health and now we have easy to understand nutrition value. Thanks @Miami Reef for bringing this to our attention and @Paul B can be the president of the live food section ;). Paul wrote a great piece regarding the link to a fish's health with live food/gut bacteria.

All this great info needs to be easily accessible and in one place.. what do you think?
*cough* I think you need to look for the live food cultivation/fish breeding and aquarium nutrition subforums we have….
 

Colin_S

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:ROFLMAO: what a wolly!! lmao,.. i need to look more into the forum rather than "whats new".... but i was right, it does make a good sticky in that section, a bit late to the party but i do try lol...
 
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