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Aquarium Nutrition: Part 3

Aquarium Nutrition: Part 3

Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Amino acids are the building blocks of all proteins. There are roughly 20 different amino acids, with half being essential and the other half non-essential.  Non-essential amino acids can be produced by animal cells when the...

Aquarium Nutrition: Part 3

Aquarium Nutrition: Part 2

Acute starvation has many causes, but always occurs when metabolic demand exceeds ingested food energy and triggers the conversion of stored nutrients. Both sugars (carbohydrates) and proteins (amino acids and peptides) store approximately 4kcal/gm. of tissue. Fats...

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