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Thread: Pictus 4 striped catfish feeding
11-21-2012, 07:11 AM #1Member Swordtails
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Pictus 4 striped catfish feeding
for the first time i witnessed my Pictus 4 striped catfish eat :) never saw him eat for the first 3 days i got him, i just put in about 5-7 small veggie/protien sinking flakes, left him for 10 minutes, snuck around the corner and watched him destroy them all !! would anyone suggest feed them once or twice a day? i no they mainly eat at night so should i stick to my nightly feeding schedule for this cool little guy, i post a pic of him as well :)
02-11-2014, 10:54 PM #2
I'm not familiar with that particular type of pictus or with the type of feed that you are using, but I feed my pimelodus pictus cats sinking pellets twice a day generally. I only give them a couple of pellets each per feeding however.
02-12-2014, 05:43 AM #3
are you talking about a 4-line pictus? pim. blochii? if so, they are voracious eaters especially as they get larger. one feeding a day should be sufficient though while they are small. especially since you just got him and he's still adjusting. nothing worse than uneaten food in the aquarium.your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!
02-12-2014, 01:55 PM #4
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