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Food

Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:01 pm

So what’s everyone feeding their peacocks and haps then I live in the UK I feed
Northfin
Nt labs pro-f cichild green
Nt labs pro-f tropical

But I’m looking for a flake food or something good to bring the reds out what do you feed

Re: Food

Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:30 pm

Northfin is good, no need for the others. I don't like flake and find clean water does more for the colors than food. But the northfin already has krill and Astaxanthin, a type of carotenoid responsible for the red-orange colours in some ornamental fish. Animals pigmented with Astaxanthin take on a more natural even colouration.

Re: Food

Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:53 pm

Ok thanks I only feed the other food as what’s what the lfs feeds them on it and it is a good food and I was after the flake more of fry do you feed northfin krill gold I was looking at getting some

Re: Food

Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:03 pm

Northfin has a fry formula.

I feed Cichlid formula, but I have omnivores in my mix, they are not all carnivores.

Re: Food

Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:16 pm

I have peacocks and hap most are carnivores but my red empress are herbivores so the pro f green I feed is veggie iv only been keeping them 6 months as I did keep normal tropical fish and American cichilds
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