feeding

  1. ChrissFishes01

    Feeding my Green Spotted Puffer an Earthworm

    I wouldn't usually consider this fish a monster by any means, but the way he wrecked this earthworm makes me think he may have the monster fish spirit, lol. I occasionally feed my larger puffers Red Wrigglers (earthworms), and decided I'd film it today. I had my tripod all set up, and was...
  2. H

    Cichlids & Bass hitting food top water in 3000 gallon aquarium

    Just a fun video of my South American Cichlids and Peacock Bass hitting their food top water in their 3000 gallon planted aquarium.
  3. A

    Not Eating Food

    Today is my Aro's third day. I gave him small pieces of prawns. He took it in his mouth and threw it outside. I tried giving him Hikari pellets too but he did the same then as the prawns. How much time will it take him to eat the food?
  4. E

    New Life Spectrum (NLS) pellets for bichir

    I’m planning to switch to New Life Spectrum Thera A to feed several of my 5-6” upper jaw bichirs. Right now I’m feeding them Hikari Sinking Carnivore Pellets and the pellet size is just perfect for them. Since I’m planning to purchase online, and didn’t want to make the mistake of getting a...
  5. J

    Jardini Arowana Growth Rate

    Can anyone tell me how fast a Jardini is supposed to grow? Does it grow slower than the Asians? I know it grows slower than the silver. I want to make sure that I am providing it with enough food to ensure proper growth.
  6. A

    Feeding live BSFL to Red Belly Piranha?

    Hey guys, I have been pondering. we started a home compost for vegetable waste at home, all natural, no chemicals. I have observed that it attracts a lot of soldier flies. And when in season, the eggs hatch and there are hundreds of larvae that explore outside the compost dump too. Would it be...
  7. K

    Feeding crustaceans to fish

    I live in southeast asia and multiple species of small crabs are available. I was wondering if I could feed them to my monster fish. RTC, nile perch, gar, arowana, arapaima, fresh water stingray rays. I know that crayfish are nile pearches staple diet so I wanted to supplement them with c
  8. N

    Golden Wonder Killifish Food??

    Hello, I am deciding between a golden wonder killifish or a rainbow cichlid for my tank, so far I might get a golden wonder due to the personality, color, and the fun of feeding it, however, I want to know what the best foods are to feed these fish, right now I have tetra mix flakes and blood...
  9. Vertigon_z

    New Jardini Arowana foods

    Good Afternoon All, I recently obtained a Jardini Arowana. He/She is currently 7in-8in and I had some difficulty feeding it pellets (Hikari Floating Pellets and Hikari Massivore). The Jardini will take them then chew it up then spit it out. THen will go back and chew it and spit it up again...
  10. N

    Diet -mixed tank??

    Not sure if this is the right place for questions on diet/feeding while sick but I’m worried about the health of our fish, one of whom is now SICK w/Ich and Im reinspired to fight again for them. I really want to make sure he’s (and all of them) are getting the best care and we’ve had an...
  11. R

    Shy cichlids not coming out! Ideas to solve this?

    Hey, I have a bit of a problem in my 60 gallon cichlid tank, in this tank I keep a jack dempsey, a red Texas(it’s basically a hybrid between a parrot and a green Texas) and just for the fun of it I keep a rainbow shark as well. My problem is that all these fish seem to be pretty scared of me...
  12. N

    Rainbow shark growth rate?

    Hi, I have been wondering. Is rainbow shark a fast growing fish or it isn't? Currently I own one in my 29 gal. He is the only resident there beside one leopard bush fish. I think I bought it like 1,3 or 1,2 years ago. Back then it was 5-ish or 6-ish cm long. And now it is still 8 or almost 9 cm...
  13. N

    Pleco feeder?

    We bought the large from the pleco feeder site for the 35g but it doesn’t work on our 120g so I need ideas http://www.theplecofeeder.com/buy.html The top of our tank has a cutout (pic) which would require this to bend-which we can do but it’s still much too short and doesn’t really get into the...
  14. L

    Peacock Not Eating!

    I have 3 peacock bass in a 20 gallon aquarium, (grow out tank) 2 of them about 2 1/2 inches long and one about 1 1/2 inches and I’ve had them for about a month maybe, and I’m feeding them bloodworms everyday, but the smallest one won’t eat them anymore. At first he was the only one that ate...
  15. Blakewater

    Converting Fish To Pellets | Is It "Really" Worth It?

    In the fish keeping hobby, and predominantly in the "monster" fish keeping hobby, a question we often see arise with hobbyists is, "Do I put the effort and risk into converting my fish off of live foods and is it really worth the worry?". I'm sure most of us can agree that compared to "standard"...
  16. Blakewater

    Force Feeding Baby Brokopondo?

    Hey guys, need an experts opinion on this. A few days ago I received a handful of wild bass fry. 2 out of 3 of them have been eating like pigs since day 1. However, one came looking a little thin and has refused food ever since he arrived. He's obviously hungry and tastes everything I drop in...
  17. Blakewater

    Cichla Feeding Schedules?

    Just wanted to hear what people are using as a feeding regimen for their Cichla. What're you currently feeding? How big are your bass? How long have you been following that food plan? How does it compare to other feeding patterns you've used? Or anything else you can think of sharing in the...
  18. H

    mastacembelus congicus - congo eel, not feeding

    Hi guys I picked up one these guys, very seldom seen in the hobby apparently, I assume they are similar to other spiny eels care wise. I’ve had this guy about 2 weeks and I’ve yet to see him eat, he’s on his own in a quarantine tank, pvc pipes and some wood, filter wise he’s got two sponge...
  19. P

    How often/much should I feed juvenile spotted gar??

    I recently started feeding my 9" gar a diet of cut up tilapia fillet. Any advice on how often I should I feed it and how much every time? Each tilapia strip is about 1.5 inches long and a quarter of an inch thick. About the size of a typical feeder fish. Other feeding tips and suggestions...
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