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I just recently got 10 P. saulosi and have been feeding them NLS 1mm pellets which they devour very quickly. I was wondering should I also offer a more spirulina based flake as well? Or are they good just with the NLS. Also I fear since the saulosi eat the NLS so fast that the S. lucipinnis that are also in the tank are getting next to nothing. Any ideas or am I just over concerned?
 

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Hi there!

The NLS is just fine for the Saulosi. You could also offer a 1x/wk "snack" of romaine lettuce, cucumber, etc. but take it out of the tank after a few hours. It is also a good idea to fast your fish 1x/wk. to help keep them healthy and avoid bloat.

I can't comment on the lucipinnis, as I have never owned them, but I'm sure someone here will speak up.

Don't worry about being overly concerned. We need more fish owners to be that way! :thumb:

Good luck to you!
 

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NLS is fine for both. I make sure some pellets hit the bottom and I see the cats out eating them. If they are still shy due to tank changes...just check their bellies occasionally and make sure they are not concave.
 

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Most of the pellets never hit the sand. However today at the PM feeding the cats were out and it looked like they got some. :thumb:
I really appreaciate your help before with helping me with stocking questions. The saulosi are awesome and man are they active! Even though they are juvs they are so bright already I can't wait to see when they are mature!
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If you dump in the pellets really fast, while the cichlids are busy with what is still falling, some drop through to the cats. Glad you are enjoying your fish. :)
 
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