Fish Food: Live, Flake, Pellet & Frozen Aquarium Fish Food

Aquarium Fish Foods: Hikari Mysis Frozen Shrimp
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A reasonable option for any fish is buying fresh seafood and chopping it up as needed or in batches (kept in an ice cube trays for the week for example). Some fish will wean much faster on things like scallop or cocktail shrimp than anything sold as frozen fish food. Most supermarkets have a frozen blend of something like shrimp, squid, clam, and scallop and you can take the whole bag and blend it up, even adding basic gelatin to hold it together better, and set yourself up for a month of feeding a large amount of fish for substantially less than using those tiny prepackaged cubes designed for aquariums.
Aquarium Fish Foods: Hikari Frozen Baby Brine Shrimp
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Smarter Reefs has introduced Reefsicle, a new patent-pending system designed to create time-delayed feeding of frozen fish food to your aquarium inhabitants. While the makers of Reefsicle have clearly targeted the marine aquarium market, truly any aquarium fish that benefits from both frozen foods and periodic availability of food throughout the day could be well-served by this product. Aquarium Fish Food: Ocean Nutrition Formula One Frozen Food
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Fish, like any other organism, need a supply of calories to sustaintheir metabolism. Properly feeding your fish helps them to stayhealthy and is helpful in maintaining your aquarium. It is importantto know the types of foods your fish need and how much food they need,which differs from species to species.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.The most common live foods used in the aquarium hobby are . These fish often do notreceive the care they need to remain healthy and are often carryingdiseases or parasites that could, in turn, infect any fish that eatsthem. The best way to spread a fromone fish to another is for a fish to eat an infected fish! Also, inmany areas, the live foods that are available are very limited invariety. A diet of just one food is almost guaranteed to be short onsome vital vitamins, minerals, or other nutrients that your fishneed.This page describes types of frozen food that can be aquarium fish fed, and shares several tips that every fish keeper should know. In case your question or specific problem isn't answered/explained on this page, leave us a message via form that is at the bottom of this page, please! Sharing experiences is welcome too!These foods can be actual live foods (worms, crustaceans, algae or fish) or a prepared food that was frozen to help maintain valuable nutrients, proteins and amino acids that normally would be lost if prepared other ways (i.e. freeze-dried, flake, etc.). Popsicle-like small cubes can make feeding frozen foods convenient with minimal mess. The cubes can be thawed in a small cup of water and then poured into the aquarium or the cube can be floated in the aquarium allowing it to dissolve slowly on it’s own. At Aquarium Adventure you will find many frozen foods as blood worms, daphnia, krill & prawn, my-sis shrimp, silversides, scallops, mussels. plankton, beefheart. We also have available forms of frozen algae for herbivores.COMMERCIAL FROZEN FOODS
Nowadays all good aquarium stores have freezers with frozen fish foods. These include various mollusks, fish, crustaceans, and aquatic insects. None of them are inexpensive. Most of them you can make yourself with a food processor and a trip to Shun Fat (see above), but frozen adult brine shrimp (discussed below) and blood worms (midge larvae) are more difficult to come by and could be considered for purchase at the pet store.