Catherine, age 5, feeding the fish in a fish bowl. She picked out a few pieces of Freeze Dried Blood Worms
and was very careful to just feed a few. Can you see a red Male Betta just below Catherine's little finger? The Betta came to the surface and ate all the food, so Catherine gave him
another small feeding. He ended up getting 4 small feedings and there was no uneaten food left in the bowl.
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1. What Foods to Feed Your Fish
Most small fish living in
fish bowls will do well
on a diet of flake food
and freeze dried
blood worms, which are
actually mosquito larvae. Click
here for more information about appropriate fish for fish bowls.
What does your specific
fish eat? For many
species of fish this web
site contains a page of
information about that
species of fish. Each of
these pages has a
paragraph about feeding
that species of fish. Click
here to go to the paragraph about feeding Bettas on the page about Male Bettas.
here now to go to our Search Page, where you can search for the type of fish you have.
The Search Page will help you find your fish, if it is discussed on this web site, and you will be able to read about the types of food to feed your fish.
to hear to DrTom and Nevin reminisce about the good old days, when they collected and raised many types of live foods to feed to the pet fish living in their
aquariums and ponds.
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here to go to the
list of several indexes,
which will also help you
find you find specific
information about what
to feed your fish.
Feed floating flake food
to Small Goldfish that are living in a cool water aquarium.
Feed floating stick food
or pellet food to Larger
here for more information about cool water aquariums, and
for more information about ponds.
Listed just below are
two examples of the wide
variety of excellent foods produced
for Baby Fish. Special nutrition
for many types of
provide any newborn
fish the exact
that they require
during the earliest
of their lives. Click
here for more about Hikari First Bites for baby fish.
for Koi and Pond
enhancing daily diet
for all types of Koi
and Pond Fishes.
through years of koi
breeding and showing
to meet the
nutritional needs of
Koi while providing
will bring out the
best in your koi.
Shown just below are two examples
of the wide variety of excellent foods produced by Omega One.
Omega One Freshwater Flakes.
Delicious recipe of fresh, cold water seafood blended
specifically to enhance the levels of Omega 6 fatty acids.
Omega 6 fatty acids are extremely valuable to freshwater
here for more about Omega One flake foods.
Omega One Blood Worms. Omega One Blood Worms are large and full-bodied. They are
genuine blood worms, not mosquito larvae, which means their
color enhancing ability is superb. Click
here for more about Omega One freeze dried foods.
Small fish living in a warm water aquarium should be fed
flake foods and some
freeze dried food such
as blood worms. Larger fish living in warm water
aquariums should be fed pellet food. Hikari makes several types of food depending on the type of fish and the size of those fish. Click
for more information about warm water aquariums.
to listen to DrTom and Nevin talk with Dan
from Dallas, about
feeding diets and
for fish, including
bananas, nuts, red
wiggler worms, farm
zucchini squash, and
2. How to Feed Your Fish
fish twice a day with floating food. We recommend you feed your fish products such as the ones listed above. Start by feeding your fish a very small pinch of food. Carefully watch them
eat. If they eat it all quickly, then give them another small pinch. Feeding your fish slowly in small amounts will give you a chance to watch them and make sure they are all eating.
Keep giving them small pinches as long as they eat all of it quickly. Feed them as much as they'll eat
without leaving any uneaten food.
Food that sinks
to the bottom and is not eaten will cause water pollution,
so be sure all the food is eaten. Use your net to remove the food that is not eaten after ten minutes. It's fun to feed smaller fish a few of Freeze Dried Blood Worms for dessert.
It's good for most fish to eat some frozen or live brine shrimp and a few live Black Worms. We try to alternate feeding live or frozen brine
shrimp with Live Black Worms. One day most fish get brine shrimp, and the next day they get Live Black Worms. Click
here to read more about Live
Do Your Fish Need to Eat Everyday?
No they don't, but don't abuse them! Most fish
that you can buy from this web site or elsewhere are very young, and like all young animals, they need food at least twice a day, every day. Make a commitment to take the time to feed your fish
carefully twice every day.
Books about Fish Nutrition
The book shown below is listed on Amazon.com. You can click on the title or the image of the book to go to the page at Amazon.com, where this book is listed and
discussed. In some cases you can preview several of the pages in the book.
here now to buy
Goldfish Flake Food,
Tropical Fish Flake Food,
and Small Pellet Food for
here to go on to another page in this web site, where this discussion of Feeding Fish
here to go on to another page in this web site with Customer Comments and our Replies about Feeding Fish.
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