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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.
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