Live fish food – a delicacy or a necessity?

Live fish food - a delicacy or a necessity?

Beginners frequently prefer to feed their aquarium pets dry food rather than live food. The fact that they do not have to think about where and how to store it correctly, monitor its quality, or clean it before giving it to the fish eliminates a lot of the stress. Live food, on the other hand, is …

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What to feed dwarf gourami fry?

What to feed dwarf gourami fry

Dwarf gourami will inevitably appear when you reach a certain point in the fishkeeping world. Due to the fact that the males are beautifully colored for freshwater fish, they attract a lot of attention. What to feed dwarf gourami fry? The best way to feed them is to use a boiled egg and a brush …

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What do fish like to eat

What do fish like to eat

An important prerequisite for the normal development and reproduction of fish is proper nutrition. That’s why it is very important to know what do fish like to eat. Fish need live and dry food. It can be bought in pet stores. It is easy to prepare food yourself.

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What to feed freshwater fish

What to feed freshwater fish

Proper feeding of aquarium fish is a guarantee of your normal development and health. Usually, fish are given as much food as they can eat in about 5-10 minutes. On average, fish are fed 1-2 times a day – that’s enough for most aquarium fish. If you ignore these recommendations, feeding fish can become very harmful as a result of water pollution with decomposing food residues. In this regard, it is necessary to remove food residues in order to minimize water pollution.

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Can fish die from overfeeding

Can fish die from overfeeding

Properly organized feeding of fish largely depends on their physiological development, ability to reproduce, and the quality of their offspring. We must not forget that different types of fish require appropriate food. Due to their biological and ecological characteristics, most aquarium fish feed on invertebrates, fish (predators), and various micro – and macro-plants.

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What do cichlids eat?

cichlids

Cichlids, in the opinion of many, are omnivorous fish, so there is no need to worry about the composition of the food. But this is a misconception, because the diet of cichlids varies depending on the species from exclusively vegetable to carnivores, only certain species eat protein foods and vegetation to the same extent.

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What to feed fish

What to feed fish

Many aquarists treat the maintenance of fish with frivolity because they behave unpretentiously. And in feeding for fish, the first available aquarium food is purchased without taking into account the quality of its composition, the presence of vitamins and nutrients necessary for the fish body. Food for fish is selected based on the type of fish, its activity, type of nutrition, age and health.

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Food for aquarium fish

aquarium fish eating

When choosing compatible fish species for a general aquarium, one should take into account their natural eating habits. Fish requiring a special diet or exhibiting unusual behavior during feeding are sometimes best kept in a species aquarium (that is, in an aquarium where only one species of fish is present),

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Bloodworm

Bloodworm

One of the most common foods of natural origin. The most common species are Chironomus plumosus – buzzer midge or Non-biting midges (bloodworms). Bloodworms are larvae of a number of mosquito species up to 2.5 cm. The size of larvae is different, which depends on the type of mosquito.

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Artemia

artemia

Artemia (Artemia Salina). Artemia belongs to the Crustacean (Crustacean) class, the subclass Branchiopoda (Branchiopoda), from the Fairy shrimps (Anostraca), the Arterniidae family, and the genus Artemia. They exist worldwide, occasionally found in brackish lakes.

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