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Old 02-01-2013, 09:35 AM   #1
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Is there anything wrong with feeding strictly frozen food. I dislike the flakes becuase they just float and my tetras, angel and rasboras get all of it. Where as the frozen food disperses more evenly and my apistos and cories get to it easier. Not sure if people feed flakes for the cost effectiveness or what but i much prefer just feeding frozen bloodworms or brine shrimp.
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Old 02-01-2013, 10:12 AM   #2
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feed the flake and swirl the water a little then the flakes will drop down so the bottom feeders get some too, have the same problem in my daughters tank, the guppies are greedy and the neon tetras don't get a look in, swirl it an they do
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:26 PM   #3
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keep feeding just the frozen foods and your fish will refuse all others..and if something happens where you are unable to get more frozen foods when you run out and your fish may well starve themselves to death...
it is extremely rare that i give my fish frozen or live foods...but they do get a very well rounded diet of high quality foods...proteins and vegetables alike...they will eat anything that i put in the tank...

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Old 02-01-2013, 07:52 PM   #4
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I feed my fish flakes and a sinking pellet made by Xtreme. It's a cichlid "peewee" size. My raspbora's and barbs love it.
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:03 AM   #5
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I feed using a variety of food to keep them hungry and interested.
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