Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 14 of 14
  1. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I use the hikari food talldutchie mentioned for my mbuna tank. New life spectrum also has a cichlid pellet with a good protein % in it. Mine also like to eat floating plants too. I just toss them in when I thin them out from another tank.

  2. #12

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    That Malawi doesn't look like a herbivore to me so I would guess you can feed a variety of foods, including proteins. This is a huge generalisation but herbivore Malawis/Tanganyikans tend to have a real underbite (top jaw juts forward from the lower jaw) as they rasp rocks for algae and such like.

    Protein is important for juveniles. Do you not have any classic adult flake food? e.g. TetraMin? Just crumble that up finely and feed. + as others have suggested, spinach, lettuce etc. Romaine lettuce always goes down a treat and is one of the more nutritious lettuces.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

    ~ 350 Litre Tank Journal ~ ~ 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

  3. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    The foods I have are Top fin Large Medley and Small Medley, Betta Pellets, and Omega One Color Enhancing Flakes. The top Fin food (large) have freeze dried red shrimp, krill, and mysis shrimp. (Small) Freeze dried daphnia, mysis shrimp, and blood worms. The label says for carnivorous fish.
    Only fresh veggies I have are peas. The rest are canned:sly:
    Last edited by AquaLady; 12-21-2013 at 11:59 PM.

  4. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    So far I fed them some crushed peas. Here's what they look like.
    Attached Images Attached Images

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •