Posts Tagged fish-food

Avoid Overfeeding

Avoid Overfeeding

Feeding marine fish is very enjoyable, an interaction between the aquarist and his/her livestock. Some fish are usually easy to feed such as damsels and others could be more difficult such as some butterfly fish. Feeding is so enjoyable that there is the danger that too much

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Should You Use An Automatic Fish Feeder

It is best to feed the fish in the aquarium every day, even better is to feed them more than once every day as they then get food sparingly throughout the day however what do you do when you are away from home. In my opinion it

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I Used To Think The Fish Was Stupid

Well, not really, but it did appear that way. I have a soft coral reef and there are only two fish, a Fijian blue damsel (Chrysiptera cyanea) and a flame angel (Centropyge loriculus). Under white and blue lights they both display stunning colour, and the damsel even

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Brine Shrimp – Why Not Supply Your Own

Feeding fish nowadays is not usually a problem. Whatever the fish eats there is something commercially available that is suitable, be it a flake, pellet, freeze dried, sheet or frozen variety. Among the foods available as frozen are brine shrimp, which have been used by aquarists for

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How Often Should You Feed The Fish

As with all animals food is required for energy – energy which is used for a lot things. Fish are no exception. But how often should fish be fed – daily, weekly, fortnightly etc. Before we move on to how often feeding should occur it is important

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Brine Shrimp – Any Use In The Marine Aquarium?

Several different foods suitable for marine livestock could be used for overall feeding and this variation is a good thing, as it increases the chances of fish etc ingesting all that they need. Whatever food is used, it should be marked as ‘marine’ – flake food for

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Food For Thought

Food is required by all life for energy and general health. Lots of food of the wrong type may provide some energy but the contents will not supply the general needs of the life form. So it is important to feed the life in the marine aquarium

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Fish + Food = Fun

Keeping a marine aquarium is great. It must be, there are enough people doing it. Reef or fish only, it is a tremendous hobby being educational as well. Having some of Mother Nature’s wonders in the home is an eye catcher for visitors and sometimes becomes consuming

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Fun or Frustration

During your life looking after a salt water aquarium have you ever done something that you didn’t regret, but which tended to test your patience and perhaps even question your own sanity? I have.

Salt water coral fish are for the most part very beautiful. The fish we keep tend to become favourites, or we see one in a magazine, on-line, or observe one in a shop which we fall in love with.

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