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Re: Advise food for fish

tetra pro crisp(only flake I'll ever use), New life spectrum granules(small grow,community blend;granules of choice), bloodworms, baby brine, mysis shrimp, brine shrimp ,daphnia ,cyclopeeze( all frozen).



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A variety of frozen foods, like bloodworms, tubifex worms, krill ect. Plus Attisons bettaautolinker.com autolinking image pro, Kens fish angel flakes, Ocean nutrition pellets, and live grindals, daphnia and baby brine shrimp.

"I've macrostoma tastes on a veiltail budget. "

If i drew it it'd look like a monkey eating a horsradish on the moon or something
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tetra pro crisp(only flake I'll ever use), New life spectrum granules(small grow,community blend;granules of choice), bloodworms, baby brine, mysis shrimp, brine shrimp ,daphnia ,cyclopeeze( all frozen).

My fish do not want JBL NovoFil blood worms

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Re: Advise food for fish

I would look for frozen instead of the freeze dried. They look more freshautolinker.com autolinking image and the fish seem to really enjoy them. I use Hikari or San Fransisco Bay brands.

"I've macrostoma tastes on a veiltail budget. "

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I try very hard to stick to frozen. Typically, brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, bloodworms, krill and plankton. These have just two ingredients: The frozen animal and water. I just feed a little, so costs are reasonable.

Most of the rest of the foods are shelf foods. Check the ingredients. If a food has a "shelf life" and doesn't have to go in the frig, then it has additives of some sort. Not something I'd feed my fish. But you're the "fish keeper".

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Re: Advise food for fish

Everything depends on the fish. Is it a herbivore (plant eater), carnivore (meat eater) or omnivore (generalist)?
My herbivores get spirulina flake, kelp flake, dried seaweed, zuccini and staple flake.
Carnivores get mysis, whiteworms, blackworms, protein type colour flakes, krill and live artemia.
Omnivores get a mix of the above.

You have to tailor the diet to the guts and teeth of the fish. Bloodworms (I am allergic to them on contact and don't use them in my tanks) can be great for carnivores, but in the intestines of herbivores, they can cause blockages due to their lack of fiber, and be fatal. My herbivores love dulse - reddish Atlantic Coast seaweed, but carnivores won't even look at it.
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Re: Advise food for fish

hikari frozen brine shrimp, hikari blood worms, omega flake fish (occasionally when i'm just lazy), and omega one veggie rounds, freshautolinker.com autolinking image vegtables for the pleco's (lettuce, cucumbers).

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hikari frozen brine shrimp, hikari blood worms, omega flake fish (occasionally when i'm just lazy), and omega one veggie rounds, freshautolinker.com autolinking image vegtables for the pleco's (lettuce, cucumbers).
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Aquarium Flake
HBH veggie flake
Tetra gold japan pellett
Algae wafers (occasionally)
Tetra gold exotic pellett
Frozen Bloodworm,Brineshrimp. & Daphnia
Lettuce,Cabbage,Cucumber,Carrot,Broccili,Frozen shelled peas

Nishigoi Pond Pellett @ veggies
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Aquarium Flake
HBH veggie flake
Tetra gold japan pellett
Algae wafers (occasionally)
Tetra gold exotic pellett
Frozen Bloodworm,Brineshrimp. & Daphnia
Lettuce,Cabbage,Cucumber,Carrot,Broccili,Frozen shelled peas

Nishigoi Pond Pellett @ veggies
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Re: Advise food for fish

In turn Zodina.Is this like some kind of survey or, are you wondering what to feed your own fish & what fish are they?
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Re: Advise food for fish

I feed several varieties depending on which fish. I have herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. I buy a lot of my foods from kensfish as its good quality and cheaper than most places. I use gel foods, only thing I buy locally is frozen and freshautolinker.com autolinking image veggies.

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for small community fish Tetra tropical granules, and for algae eaters Aqueon algae rounds

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One professional sent me a list of companies producing the highest quality food:
NLS.
Ocean Nutrition.
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I feed several varieties depending on which fish. I have herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. I buy a lot of my foods from kensfish as its good quality and cheaper than most places. I use gel foods, only thing I buy locally is frozen and freshautolinker.com autolinking image veggies.
How do gel foods differ from freeze dried or frozen? I don't know anything about them.

I need to be educated, any reference material available on line?

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i use omega 1 flakes and bloodworms,,brine shrimp
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JBL NovoFil blood worms - I do not recommend
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