Revolutionary Formulation Food For All Algae Eating Marine Fish.

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Algae is a major food source for snails. Algae will grow on its own in your tank even without fish present. The more light your tank receives and the warmer the water temperature, the more algae will grow on the tank walls, gravel, decorations and plants. Mystery snails (Pomacea bridgesii) often eat algae off healthy plants but not the plants themselves.
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It is possible to have a staple fish food that has its primary ingredient as spirulina algae and be an effective diet for most fish. Even carnivores can benefit by feeding spirulina based flakes to feeder fish before feeding as most carnivores in the wild obtain many nutrients from the intestinal tract of the fish they consume. Foster & Smith Algae Drops® Food for Bottom-Feeding Herbivorous Fish including Plecos.
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Flakes are easy to use and your fish will like it. Flakes usually float on the surface while the fish eat. If you have bottom dwelling fish like , you will want to use something like algae wafers or pellets that sink to the bottom. You can use flakes as the primary food source because it contains most of the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that your fish need. They are also easy on your fish's digestive system. Start off by using just a pinch or two. If your fish gobble it up in less than 2 minutes, try another tiny pinch. Avoid overfeeding because this can lead to poor, cloudy water.

These fish food wafers were specifically developed for the hard to feed plecostomus and other algae eating bottom feeders. Cory cats and Silver Dollars will go after these sinking wafers as well. It can be really funny to watch Silver Dollars chase each other around the tank when one gets the algae wafer. This food can be a great supplement for the aforementioned species as well as other herbivorous fish. Drop one or two in at night when the tank lights go off for your bottom feeders. This way they won't have to compete with the top dwelling species for the wafers.
Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that can be a great supplement for your fish that are primarily herbivores. What is the benefit of spirulina? It contains many amino and fatty acids that are the building blocks for proteins. It is also usually vitamin enriched. Fish such as , and will really benefit from a diet supplemented with fish food. It should help make your fish more regular with their bowel movements.Feeding Guide: Feed up to twice a day. To accommodate the slower feeding habits of most algae eaters, feed the amount of food your fish will consume within 2 hours. Some algae eaters are nocturnal and prefer to eat when the aquarium light is off.Algae are at the base of the aquatic food chain, producing the food resources that fish are adapted to consume. Previous studies have proven that the inclusion of small amounts (Ulva ohnoi) and Rosamin (derived from diatom Entomoneis spp.) for their possible inclusion into diet of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar). Fish performances, feed efficiency, lipid metabolism and final product quality were assessed to investigated the potential of the two algae products (in isolation at two inclusion levels, 2.5% and 5%, or in combination), in experimental diets specifically formulated with low fish meal and fish oil content. The results indicate that inclusion of algae product Verdemin and Rosamin at level of 2.5 and 5.0% did not cause any major positive, nor negative, effect in Atlantic Salmon growth and feed efficiency. An increase in the omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 LC-PUFA) content in whole body of fish fed 5% Rosamin was observed.Algae Wafers are packed with spirulina and other plant foods. Notice that spirulina is first on the ingredients list. When you open the package the distinct smell of spirulina will be very noticeable. If you want the maximum amount of spirulina and other algae - this is the right food for you. They are designed to last a long time in water, without falling apart. Many fish don't compete well for easily eaten flakes and pellets. This fish food gives them a chance to feed off a food other fish can't quickly eat. It can be used as a day or weekend feeder where you can feed extra without worrying about it spoiling. Our bristlenose get fed a lot of these. It's a food where the other fish in the tank cannot eat it before the plecos get a chance to feed from it. The lower protein level is also ideal for fish that need more plant material in their diet.