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Frozen pellet food longevity

Postby jcover » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:11 pm

Hi,

I've found an old airtight container of NLS cichlid pellets in my freezer. I'm wondering if anyone has any recommendations on how long pellet food lasts in the freezer? The food is not freezer burnt...


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Re: Frozen pellet food longevity

Postby Old Newbie » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:19 am

If it is more than 3 to 6 months old I would not use it; google shelf life of frozen foods...
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Re: Frozen pellet food longevity

Postby Deeda » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:52 am

How do the pellets smell when you open them? If they still smell fresh, try feeding a few pellets and see how the fish react. Also check the expiration date on the food if there is one.

I buy NLS in buckets and store it in my freezer without any issues, just removing some product to smaller containers to feed the fish room.
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Re: Frozen pellet food longevity

Postby jcover » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:02 am

The pellets smell "normal", and the fish seem to eat them... I've been mixing them into the diet a bit here and there.
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