General African Cichlid Discussion • How often and how much do YOU feed YOUR fish?

For general questions and issues. Post here if you are unsure of their origin or if you have questions about mixing.

Moderators: DJRansome, nodima

Re: How often and how much do YOU feed YOUR fish?

Postby punman » Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:55 pm

I feed my almost-adult tropheus three times a day what they can eat in 20 seconds or so. A bit more sensitive fish and I'd rather feed more frequently and small feedings.
My adult tropheus get fed once a day or occasionally twice a day what they can eat in 30-45 seconds. All of my fish get sinking NorthFin pellet food.

I used to feed my fish the biggest pellets they could fit in their mouths but I found I was getting a good bit of food residue floating around in the tank as they chewed it up. I now go about a size smaller and there seems to be very little waste.
Tanganyika Cichlids all the Way!
90 Gallon: Tropheus Black Bemba
135 Gallon: Frontosa mpimbwe f1 and A. calvus
Fish tanks - betcha can't have just one!
User avatar
punman
 
Joined: Fri Oct 24, 2003 4:59 pm
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Share On:

Share on Facebook Facebook Share on Twitter Twitter

Previous

Return to General African Cichlid Discussion

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 13 guests