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Specific protein: Our unique manufacturing process delivers protein bound amino acids to the fish which are highly utilized to help with enhanced growth, and reduced waste.
Immune Support: Specific ingredients such as garlic, vitamins, anti-oxidants and Bio-Mos® an advanced prebiotic yeast, have been selected to help enhance fish performance, fish health, well-being and longer life.
100% complete and Balanced nutrition supplemented with polychaete worms to increase palatability, pea protein to improve digestibility, and marigold to provide natural carotenoids to bring out the vibrant colors of your fish. API pond food contains no artificial colors.
- Infusoria is often recommended as a first food for aquarium fish fry.
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You should feed your goldfish two or three times per day, but only in very small amounts at a time. Slowly add tiny pinches of food to your tank, for about one minute, never adding more than your goldfish can eat in this time. If you leave food in your tank after feeding then it will get stuck in your filter and rot, which will pollute your water. You should therefore remove any uneaten food after the feeding session. It’s often a good idea to feed just before doing a water change, as you can then remove any uneaten food when changing the tank water. Food choices for your fish abound. Here are my top picks of the various food types available.
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Photo provided by FlickrThe very best herring fishing for large herring (food fish) occurs on this bank in June and July.
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In most cases, fish only need to be fed once a day, and you onlyneed to feed a small amount. Your fish should be able to get enoughnutrients from the food they can consume in under two minutes, as longas the food provides for their nutritional needs. Food that stays inyour longer than that can get caught inyour , , or and will begin to decay, contributingto poor water quality. This poor water quality will increase susceptibility and filtermaintenance. It could also increase the need for , which in turn stress thefiltration system and the fish, again increasing . Small, regularfeedings provide fish with the nutrients they need and keep your tankcleaner than large or more frequent feedings. Over feeding can alsocontribute to growth, which can beunsightly, remove vital oxygen from the water, and increase your chores.Live food consists of plants, animals, and microorganisms that areliving in your tank - or at least live when you introduce them toyour tank - that your fish can eat. It is important to make surethat the live foods you provide for your fish provide all thenutrients that your fish need to remain healthy and to grow properly,and do not pose a risk to the fish. Many live foods, particularly, are very common vectorsfor disease.There are hundreds of food options for your pet fish, and acombination of foods from this selection is necessary to provide yourfish with the nutrients they need. All of these foods fall into twobroad categorizations of fish food: live and processed, which can bebroken down further as described below.Frozen foods are available from most pet stores in a widevariety - from shrimp and squid to spirulina algae and vegetablesto processed, vitamin enhanced staple diets to aquarium delicacieslike sponges and insect larvae. The selection of frozen foodsavailable can provide a varied and stable diet for most fish, and theprocesses that the foods go through when freezing greatly reduce therisk of disease transfer when compared to live foods or fresh seafood,wile maintaining a high nutritional value.