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feeding slugs to Tilapia

Started Jul 1, 2013 0 Replies

My garden (outside) has been over run with little brown slugs, wondering if they would make good fish food for my Tilapia? I threw some in to test and they gobble them up, spit em out, gobble them up…Continue


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At 12:02am on May 3, 2013, Claude-Michel Prevost said…


Just read your posting regarding fingerlings in the Kootenays.

I still have 7 tilapias left and healthy, 3 male, 3 female, 1 undecided.

4 or them are 15 months survivors, the other 3 are 4 months old.

The females have never reproduced, although all 3 have been maimed in previous attacks.

Both batches are from David Kwok in Vancouver.

I presently have minimal conditions for my fi as I've been moving a lot and investing resources and time in building a mushroom business, but they help feeding my greens and the incoming outdoor beds.

My offer is simple:

I you have the right set up and time and attention for breeding them, take 1 male and 2 females. 

You get 50% of the fingerlings for you and your friends on this side of the Koots.

I get 50% of the fingerlings for myself and my - future - friends in Creston and Cranbrook, to rebuild my stock over the summer, in time for the greenhouse this Fall.

And we start the Koots Tilapia CSA this way.




At 10:31pm on May 2, 2013, Seth G said…

Hi Heather, How many tilapia are you looking for? I know of a source in the Okanagan.

I tried to send you a private message with the contact info but it made me send you a friend request first. Once you accept it I can send you the message.


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