What do minnows eat in the wild?

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Minnows, such as the sheephead minnows, are omnivores that eat both plant and animal matter. They have very strong mouths that can split open small crustaceans and tear off pieces of algae and some eelgrass.
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In their natural habitat, in the wild, minnows are versatile eaters and typically feed on various types of insects, microorganisms and algae.
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