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    I posted a video of my angels and I was told that flakesd are bettwer for them than blood worms is this true?

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    Blood worms are not a food but a treat. They are fine if a few are given a couple times a week only. Your angels would probably like some small cichlid pellets. You will have a problem if you give them too many meat products. Offer them spirulina flakes or pellets now and then, as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    Blood worms are not a food but a treat. They are fine if a few are given a couple times a week only. Your angels would probably like some small cichlid pellets. You will have a problem if you give them too many meat products. Offer them spirulina flakes or pellets now and then, as well.
    Yup, as hobbs said, feed with them both. Use the bw as a treat, variety is key so you really dont have to worry about picking one type of food over another.

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    Thanks!!! I'm kinda a newbie right now even though I have had fish since I was 1 but I did go by the rule "They only get as big as the tank" what pet shops will do to get you to buy expensive fish. So pretty much I need to re learn every thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reptile dude007
    Thanks!!! I'm kinda a newbie right now even though I have had fish since I was 1 but I did go by the rule "They only get as big as the tank" what pet shops will do to get you to buy expensive fish. So pretty much I need to re learn every thing.
    Unfortunately one of the first things ur gonna learn is not to trust the fish store. Lol Good luck to you and welcome to the site friend!

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    I would feed small pellets. I only feed New Life Spectrum. Pellets are usually of higher quality and are cleaner to feed, they also fill them up better.
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    Fishguy2727, Does petsmart carry that? If so How much is it there? I'm going there later today to get dog food.
    Wild Turkey, They should go threw training or some thing so they know what there doing! Thanks!!!

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    No, petsmart doesn't usually carry new life spectrum.

    They do carry Hikari products though.

    Hikari Cichlid Bio-Gold+ is in my opinion the best cichlid pellet out there. Pretty much anything that says "Hikari Cichlid" on it is good for your Angels. Just make sure you are getting the right size pellet.

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    Ok. How much is it? I am planning on getting the 55 gallon today

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    Not very much.

    Probably as much as your bloodworms cost. Around $10.

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