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Do freshwater fish eat phytoplankton?

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If you maintain an aquarium, it's important that your tank contain adequate amounts of plankton to feed the inhabitants. Not all the inhabitants eat plankton directly -- in fact, most don't -- but they are a crucial part of the food chain for freshwater, marine and reef tanks.

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