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Hikari Cichlid Gold
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Product Description:
Hikari Cichlid GoldCichlid Gold is an economical, color enhancing daily diet from the Hikari line of premium cichlid diets. The originator of pelleted cichlid foods in the USA, brings you an excellent option for most cichlids or larger tropical fish where value, growth and coloration are all considerations. Available in four pellet sizes this diet offers accelerated growth, superior color enhancing capacity and outstanding form as well as offering a balanced nutrient package most cichlids can readily assimilate. If you've always given your cichlids and bigger tropical fish the best diet you could find, look no farther than the leader in premium aquatic nutrition worldwide, Hikari.
Product Specifications:
2 Oz Baby Pellet, 8.8 Oz Baby Pellet, 22 Lb Baby Pellet, 2 Oz Mini Pellet, 8.8 Oz Mini Pellet, 22 Lb Mini Pellet, 2 Oz Medium Pellet, 8.8 Oz Medium Pellet and 22 Lb Medium Pellet, 2 Oz Large Pellet, 8.8 Oz Large Pellet and 22 Lb Large Pellet.
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User Ratings: (40 reviews)
Overall: 8.32
Value/Cost: 8.20
Effectiveness: 8.30
Quality: 8.23
Ease of use: 8.55
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69er has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 8.5/10 December 29, 2011
"Great value food"
My Labs, OBs and other Peacocks love it. Easily gone in seconds. My fish seem really healthy and its cost effective IMO.
brodes7 has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 August 5, 2011
"great food!"
My red devil and convicts have got great coloring since buying this. They absolutely love it.
Voodoo Chilli has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 September 27, 2008
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My juvenile chocolate cichlid and the swordtails in the tank love this food. I've seen lots of growth and coloration. Very little waste and easy to feed. Even though it's a bit higher in fillers than the Omega products, it's also low in fat and high in vitamin content. Hikari also prints an expiration date on their packages, which I appreciate. Great value and a great food: cichlids and tropicals will benefit from regular feedings.
Totalimmortal363 has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 February 9, 2008
"Great food!"
I use the baby pellets for my juveniles. Their color has turned around for the better since bringing them home. They eagerly await feeding and go nuts when I pull the food out.
Burtess has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 8.5/10 February 2, 2008
"OK quality pellet, the fish eat it.."
Although it is reasonably priced, there is a lot of filler in the food, so I rated it a bit lower on value. The ingredients are acceptable and the fish eat it without hesitation. I use it in a pellet mix also consisting of Omega One Cichlid and Super Kelp pellets to make sure all nutritional bases are covered.
st.jimme26 has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 August 18, 2007
"Good bang for a good buck"
I bought this for my omnivorous mbuna and they liked it but they liked the algea flakes better
nmuleski has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9/10 August 10, 2007
"Good food at a good price"
I was really happy with the ingrdients considering the price compared to other pellet foods of the same nature. I was using just blood worms and some cheap flake food (forgot the brand already) and after I switched (about 3 months ago) I noticed the colors really starting to come out.
hle_81 has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 10/10 July 20, 2007
"Great pellet food"
I've fed Hikari Cichlid Gold to my oscar as a staple for a few years now, and he loves it.
BlackShark11k has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 8.75/10 April 9, 2007
"Extremely Healthy. The large cichlids love it"
Oscars, firemouths, JDs, mbuna, and large tropical fish love this stuff! It really brings out their natural colors too.
lucky777*** has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 8.5/10 November 22, 2006
"Great pellet"
What can I say all my fish love it. Never had a fish refuse it yet.

Recently traded about 5 yellow labs for my Julie and they were the most bland yellow you have ever seen. Fed them this along side with homemade frozen food and now their colors are neon. Fair price also
TropicalFishking has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 8/10 June 16, 2006
"Wicked food"
Im pretty much in love with this food, my oscar and cichlids get really excited when they see me come near the tank with the pellets.
peachie has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 May 9, 2006
"Oscar begs to eat these"
I have had my Oscar for a few weeks and this pouch of cichlid food came with the fish. She begs for it especially when I hold the package up in front of the tank :D I want to try omega one or nls, but this is okay for now
WillM96 has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 10/10 December 30, 2005
"Wide vaviety of fish love it, great color"
I have fed this to my colection for over 5 years. I love the size variety, quick growth, and color. My CA & SA all love it, and so do many unlikely suspects. My aligator gar prefers to live. My flowerhorn has shown amazing growth and color. In a smaller tank a sytadontis (sp?) abandons his shrimp pellets and battles the chichlids at the surface for this food. I have no complaints or reason to change foods. Excelent value, widely available at Petsmart.
JerseyRob has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 December 7, 2005
"great for the $"
Great for the $ if you buy at Wally Mart. If I give my fish a choice between this and NLS they take NLS but they did "color up" with the Gold
fishcake has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 8.25/10 July 3, 2005
"only pellets my fish eat"
I've tried several other pellets and my fish have chosen this one, hands down. They'll even eat it in addition to frozen/dried foods. I have also noticed my tiger oscar is much brighter than other tiger o's - my guess is that this food has a lot to do with it.
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