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Tetra TetraCichlid Sticks
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Product Description:
Tetra TetraCichlid SticksCichlid sticks provide medium to large, top-feeding cichlids the hearty diet and nutritional requirements they need. The sticks float on water for easy access.

Ideal for such favorites as firemouths and convicts. Large freshwater and marine fish also feed well and get nutritional requirements from this floating diet. Enhanced with vitamin C and the patented, health enhancing ProCare blend from TetraMin®.
Product Specifications:
Available in 2.64 oz, 5.65 oz, and 11.3 oz cans, and a 6.61 lbs bucket.
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User Ratings: (13 reviews)
Overall: 6.33
Value/Cost: 6.15
Effectiveness: 6.08
Quality: 5.46
Ease of use: 7.62
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moua has used this product for .
Overall Rating: 4/10 January 9, 2009
"there are better pellets out there"
Its a very messy pellet. Used it a couple of times, but when the fish spit it back out, it gets everywhere, and usually gets sucked into the filter, eventually making the tank cloudy. I've stopped using it. Stick with hikari.
WakinAZ has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 3/10 December 22, 2006
"Too dang messy, not effective"
Way too much food is wasted as it is expelled from the fishes' gills. This stuff is too crumbly. Much better foods have been formulated since this stuff was invented. Back in the day, this was about all there was, but we have more and better choices now.
berknuts has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 5.25/10 September 26, 2006
"Clouds Water"
I cant tell if my cichlids are consuming it at all... all my cichlids are in the 4"-7" range and every one swallows it and expels an enormous cloud of debris immediately. Always clouds my normally crystal clear water.
ShoNuff has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 8/10 May 9, 2006
"My fish love this stuff!"
As others have noted, Cichlid Sticks can be messy but my fish go absolutely nuts for them. Not just my Cichlids but all the fish in the tank, especially my Pictus Cat who seems to enjoy cleaning up any mess. As soon as my Convicts see me grab that red container they go into a frenzy!
davidhusker has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 7.5/10 April 25, 2006
I've used this food for about a year and havent really switched to anything else because my cichlids are so used to it. I have no problems with color and the "mess" isnt too bad for me since all my fish are 3+" and i have 2 7+" pleco's but my fish love it, its just kinda expensive at 7.95 a pop.
Mauls has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 5.75/10 December 26, 2005
"Like said before"
Totally messes up my tank, and clouds the water, the fish bit it and it just explodes everywhere. Once i'm out, i will never buy again
ObsessedWithFish has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 5.75/10 March 28, 2005
Bought some of this for my new Texas Cichlid. And boy this thing is messy! The thing looks like bread when soaked in the water. Like some said when my fish repels it through the gills its everywhere.
cichlid_dude has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 5.5/10 October 20, 2004
"Could be better!"
My fish will not eat it unless I break into pellet size chunks. It also causes a mess when they expell it from their gills.
pfzone has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 8.5/10 August 15, 2004
"Will do the trick"
People say its messy,but that not need be the case cause if you have smaller fish,they will eat the "leftover" floating peices
rebbe has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 5/10 February 17, 2004
jeffreylee1982 has used this product for 0-1 Month.
Overall Rating: 7.5/10 September 1, 2003
"it's alright"
it's ok my oscar like it but it doesn't float for very long it sinks in about 5 seconds... so he's scavaging it off the bottom
has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 7.5/10
"If the cichlids like it..."
I use this as a supplement for some of my new world cichlids. My rivulatus especially likes to hit these. It does seem to be a bit messier compared to other brands, but the barbs in the tank eat the leftovers.
bulldogg7 has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9/10
the fish love it, but it breaks up and sends the particles flying. may be great for larger fish. I just don't like seeing a cloud of junk in my tank.
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