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#183451 - 09/14/09 10:58 AM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Neptun]
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ok you are on the other side vs. what I was reffering too. There is not enough protein I feel. ANy other havbe thoghts?

The fat is higher than normal for a 32% protein food. However I would like to see the protein level up to at least 36% protein. Also depends on source of protein as well, does it have a good fishy smell? Label mentions fsh meal? I will talk to Purina Aquamax rep at the PB conference and see if they can ship their product to you. Good luck and thanks for info.
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#183525 - 09/14/09 05:51 PM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Greg Grimes]
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Isn't Purina Largemouth 45% protein?
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#183585 - 09/14/09 10:59 PM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Neptun]
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I think the question is what makes up the protein. Some ingredients can be high protein but indigestible to fish.
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#183598 - 09/15/09 03:52 AM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Dave Davidson1]
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I wonder what species of fish would be used in Europe as fish protein?
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#183737 - 09/16/09 06:14 AM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: CJBS2003]
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The most noted useless "protein" that I've heard of is ground up chicken feathers. High protein but indigestible by fish.
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#183947 - 09/18/09 09:01 AM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Dave Davidson1]
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A video from Bass fishing in Austria:

fishing at my lake:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE3qFb-SD4I

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#183954 - 09/18/09 09:37 AM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Neptun]
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Nice video and GREAT pond! THe LMB look really healthy. Thanks for sharing!
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#184018 - 09/19/09 03:43 AM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: esshup]
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Good stuff!
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#184063 - 09/19/09 05:18 PM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: CJBS2003]
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Here a video from "feeding my LMB"

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEuZN7vXsFg
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#184111 - 09/20/09 01:00 PM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Neptun]
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do you like the video?
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#184134 - 09/20/09 09:41 PM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: Neptun]
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You need to get some AquaMax largemouth pellets somehow! They look like they really like the feed, I wish mine would learn to eat pellets, currently I have only 3 or 4 that do.
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#184149 - 09/20/09 11:23 PM Re: feeding bass with pellets - growth rate? [Re: esshup]
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I just picked up some AuquaMax LM this past weekend..I got very few hits on the larger pellets but they continued to feed on the smaller pellets..The bass are plenty big enough, I think I need to keep trying.
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