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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.