The opportunistic feeding habits of the African Cichlid require a broad scope of both seafood proteins and vegetable matter. The Omega One African Cichlid Flake offers the appropriate mix for high attractibility that will result in a "feeding frenzy" in you aquarium.
One thing I've learned with using this food...unless you want to crush the flakes do no put your fingers in it! I take the lid off...tap a small amount of flake onto the lid...add some pellets and dump it into the my tank. My Africans love this stuff...true feeding frenzy...not one peice goes to waste! Very high quality food. Just be careful as the flakes will break...which coincedently isnt a bad thing as I do crush up this to a powder to feed my fry..again...they love this stuff. I will probably never switch!
aFinFan has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10
September 4, 2009
Always fresh,drives my cichlids into feeding frenzy,excellent ingredients and at the price beats out NLS
This flake food is up there in quality with all the other top cichlid flakes. Biggest problem is the flake side which makes it hard to use. Even in a large container there is to much powder and flakes that most fish will ignore. Top quality ingrediants just flake size brings it down.
My African's love this stuff. They use quality natural ingredients. Not wheat and soy. Haven't had any reason to complain about size or ash, but I just began using this good not long ago. I wouldn't recommend as a base diet though. too much protein can be a bad thing for africans. make sure you use a good spirulina flake as a base diet.
I love to use omega one and my fish like it too. the only complaint is sometimes flakes can be too small and the price is kinda expensive, but the fish love the food, and thats what counts! I'll always use this food!
Nothing against this brand of flake, but I've been using it because my pellets were too big for the fry. The flakes contain such small particles the fish cant be bothered with them and they end up as waste in the tank. My nitrates went too high and I had a lot of decomposing food in the substrate.
Good ingredients. Fish seem to like it but have a hard time chewing up flakes (1.5-2.5 juvies). Probably won't buy again as I too am seeing lots of really hard pieces that look similar to pieces of bones. I've read about this same problem in other reviews on this product. My concern is that it will get stuck in their throat as the fish still try and eat the hard bone like pieces.
This is actually the first cichlid food I fed my fish. I read the reviews here and they didn't didn't let me down. This is good stuff. I wanted a good flake to supplement NLS and this has been a very servicable food....at least that's what my fish tell me.
A good choice for flake food. I have Mbuna and they like flakes the most. The adult cichlids are coloring up realy nice and the fry seem to be growing faster, now that they have been getting the left over dust. Overall I'll buy more.
I used to use Omega One Cichlid Flakes, but I found a number of fish bones in the last two batches. After the 2nd can I found large pieces of fish bones in I decided I wasn't going to use that product anymore.
I started buying my food by the Kilo shortly after that anyway, and found I could get a kilo of food from Jehmco for about the same price as a large can at the pet store (which I could fill the can eight times with the kilo bag of food).
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