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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Normally minnows in the wild eat tiny insects. An example of this is a mosquito. They also are known to eat decaying animals and/or plants.
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History There are over 2,100 species of minnow in North America, Eurasia and Africa. Many of the species are good as "fish bait," valuable for catching larger fish. Minnows
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Minnows are so used to being lunch, not much time is spent wondering what they eat. Minnows eat tiny bits of algae and other by products of the pond, or lake they are in. Look here
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algae.
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