The most common method of catching a mud minnow is casting a net or using a minnow trap. I recommend using a minnow trap because it’s just less hassle and guarantees a better result. Minnow traps are designed so that the fish can enter the trap but fail to exit it.
Yes, minnows can definitely eat goldfish flakes. Goldfish flakes are often made with krill, marine algae, fish fillet, shrimp, rice bran, and spirulina. All these ingredients are perfectly safe for minnows.
Minnows are positioned in the bottom tier of the food chain. This small, modest fish is food to many fish species, alongside birds and reptiles. Some of them are listed below.
Generally, minnows refer to any species of small fish that come from the family Cyprinidae. Their diet ranges from critters and crawfish to brine shrimp, fish eggs, and plants in the wild. In a tank, they’ll snack on algae, zooplankton, and phytoplankton.