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I_Luv_Cichlids
06-04-2005, 12:53 PM
hi i just got a clown knife today and i was wondering what they eat? i have freeze dried meal worms, are they any good :feedback:

rayman45
06-04-2005, 1:05 PM
food

they eat anything
mine old one at 5" ate shrimp/\pelets/\krill/\anything
feeders/\blackworms

M|L
06-04-2005, 1:21 PM
Yea, pretty much anything. I feed all my fishes (including my old clown knife) live black worms, shrimp, squid, and chicken heart (with occasional feeder fish).

Ph0etus
06-04-2005, 4:37 PM
They eat pretty much anything that will fit in thier mouths.

I feed mine pellets, frozen krill, Formula One frozen cubes, shrimp, fancy guppies, platies and convict cichlids.

I gave them a bunch of neon tetras once too.

islander671
06-04-2005, 7:30 PM
How big is it? mine started out at 2.5" and ate frozen bloodworms and beef heart, now at 9" they eat earth worms, occasional rosy reds, and even until now they love frozen bloodworms, well i should say thawed bloodworms.

Wisdom16
06-04-2005, 10:24 PM
As with all the other guys have said, they'll eat anything.

beblondie
06-05-2005, 2:04 AM
Live foods : guppies , rosey red minnows, ghost shrimp, earthworms
frozen: bloodworms, mysis shrimp,brine shrimp , krill, squid and frozen silversides
some will take pellets, lean meaty foods such as beefheart are good too
but you need to balance their diet for nutrition so vary the diet, not just one
thing.and skipping a meal will not hurt them remember in the wild food is not
always available

iheartfishies
06-05-2005, 9:14 AM
My mother.

lionelfishes
06-05-2005, 10:50 AM
My clown knife was fed with bloodworms, guppies, mollies, small frogs. They're not too fussy eaters.

I love it when they breach the water surface as they swoop upwards to swallow an unsuspecting fish. *GULP SPLASH!*