FOOD FOR FISH

Which food is best for fish?

Properly selected food for aquarium fish is important for their development, the formation of the skeleton and muscle corset.There is a huge selection of different treats that you should choose according to the rules, focusing on the preference of the aquarium inhabitants. How to choose the right One few thinks that the already short life of aquarium fish can be greatly reduced if the diet is not properly drawn up....

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How to cook artificial food for aquarium fish?

You can cook the food yourself in the form of pasta or cereal to feed your fish. Various authors recommend different ingredients for the preparation of feed. Composition is approximate and may vary. You can experiment with various additives. Composition for making cereal (feed contains 40 protein): Meat, beef heart, fish, shrimp, squid, etc....

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Auloforus - breeding at home

Aulophorus (Aulophorus furcatus) is a pinkish-colored hermophrodite worm, 10-20 mm long and 0.2 mm thick. Lives in silty soil of polluted natural reservoirs, where it feeds on rotting algae, dead parts of plants and other organics. Propagated by division and very rarely sexually. Auloferus is a food for fry and small fish....

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Food for fish - larvae of aquatic insects.

Bloodworms (red mosquito larvae) are the larvae of mosquito-bells. They are usually found in detritus clusters at the bottom of ponds or other bodies of water with stagnant or slowly flowing water, the bottom of which is covered with silt or other organic matter, or is densely overgrown with algae (mud). These are blood-red larvae of about 1-2 cm in size....

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Cladocera - description, breeding.

Arachnoid crustaceans / Cladocera / aquarists combine under the general name Daphnia. The body, which is strongly compressed from the sides, is covered in most species with a bivalve chitinous membrane. There are two eyes on the head, which in fully developed specimens merge into one complex eye, in many species there is another simple peephole next to it....

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Additional types of food for aquarium fish.

In addition to animal feed, many aquarium fish also need plant foods. For a number of them, such as, for example, viviparous cyprinids (especially for molynezias), some hemigrammus, tilapia, etc., plant species of food should be a constant component of food. Others of this kind can be given only occasionally....

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How to feed the fry?

Some aquarists may object that the very small fry of some fish do not eat dry food well. On the one hand, such a phenomenon takes place, on the other hand, it is not customary to buy a very small fry. Almost always, amateurs buy fish that is old enough to use artificial feed....

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What is dry food?

All types of feed are divided into two groups: live and canned. One of the canned foods is dry - dried small crustaceans. They are less nutritious than living ones, because conservation significantly reduces the nutritional value of the feed. Dry feed should be resorted to only in the absence of living....

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What can replace live food for aquarium fish?

Freeze-dried food Freeze-dried (freeze-drying) food for ornamental fish appeared in the late 1960s, but it is difficult to make its way into the aquarium. Gradually, manufacturers switched to canning in this way almost all types of live food. Most fish eat this food with great pleasure, and there is nothing surprising, because the best raw materials are used for its preparation: shrimp, brine shrimp and daphnia, tubule moths and bloodworms....

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How much feed per day does aquarium fish need?

The amount of food consumed by fish per day depends on many factors. The daily food intake is different for individual species. In the same species, this diet varies depending on the age of the fish, the quality of the feed, the season of the year, the condition of the fish, and the concentration of feeding fish. Usually young fish consume relatively more food than old ones....

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How and what do aquarium fish eat?

What does fish eat? What does she eat? If fish’s food products are in water, why don’t we almost see them? Firstly, because part of their fish is found at a depth, under a large thickness of water - at the bottom. Secondly, because in the layers of water available to our eyes, which are apparently transparent, there are many such creatures that the human eye does not distinguish or almost does not distinguish....

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The chemical composition of the products used in the preparation of animal feed for aquarium fish

Product Water Based on 100 g of product, protein and carbohydrate-carbohydrate-zolaliminating amino acids, including cellulose, animal products beef77,516,03,3—1,0,0 — Whole chicken egg 74,012,711,5—1,0 — Protein 87,311,10,9—0,7 — Yolk 50,016,232,1—1,7— Egg powder 7,346,037,3—4,9 — Dry yolk 3,431,160,0—3,5 — Dry protein 9,082,43,0—5,6 — Skimmed milk powder 4,037,91,050,3-6, 8 Methionine, cystine, Protein protein 4,544,013,527,0-6,4 — Yogurt 88,52,83,24,2—0,7 — Karp77,416,05,3—1,3 — Icy fish 78,817,72,2—— 1.3 — Mintai81,915,90,9—1,3 —Moyva78,413,17,18—1,4 — White Sea Navaga77,919,21,6—1,3 — Putassu 79,218,50, 9—1.4 — Salaka78,217,56,3—1,3 — Mackerel67,518,018,0,0—1,3 — Stavrida 75,618,54,5—1,4 — Cod82,116,00, 6—1.3 — Heck79,916,62,2—1,3 — Pike 79,318,41,1—1,2 — Squid 76,418,04,2—1,4 — Shrimp (krill meat ) 78,618,92,2—1,7 — Krill boiled-frozen77,220,61,7—2,2 — Pasta Ocean ”80,113,64,2—2,1 — Ready-made animal feed, for example meat flour 8,557,015,6-4,214,7 — fish meal 7,046,656,221,18-24,0 — meat and bone meal 9,537....

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How to feed adult fish

You can feed the fish in different ways. But for those who do not want to often change the water in the aquarium and want to keep it constantly clean and healthy, the only food: bloodworm is a red, blood-colored worm, which we talked about above. In the summer, in addition, fish can also be fed with an earthworm, but only large specimens of this worm should be cut into the smallest parts (since large ones, continuing to move, break out from the mouth of the fish) and, moreover, rinse these parts as much as possible it is better in water, so that the earth squeezed out of them by fish does not muddy the water....

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What is live feed?

Aquarists have traditionally called living feeds living organisms produced in natural reservoirs, quarries, ponds, temporary puddles, rivers, as well as in gutters and sedimentation tanks in the filtration fields. These are mainly ciliary and small-worm worms, insect larvae, mollusks, which themselves feed on organic matter of silt, decomposing animal and plant remains - animal organisms that live at the bottom of reservoirs, living in the upper layer of sediment, silt and called zoobenthos....

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What can replace live food for feeding fry

The fry shortly after being born begin to feed. The most critical period of feeding juveniles is the first 3-5 days after birth. The following can be borrowed from the experience of industrial fish farming: the first 3-5 days of life feed the fry with live food around the clock, without turning off the light at night. During this period, abundant and nutritious nutrition is especially important....

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How to feed fish with cyclops and their nauplii larvae?

Of copepods (Copepoda), cyclops and diaptomus are most known to aquarists, which are usually combined due to external similarities under the general name cyclops. The body of the crustacean, up to 5.5 mm long, is divided into segments and has at the end forked, hairy processes, which, together with two pairs of antennas extending from the head of the body, facilitate soaring in water....

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What compound feeds and feed mixtures can you cook yourself at home for feeding fish?

Specially prepared from various products of compound feed and feed mixtures are used to feed not only fry and juveniles, but also adult aquarium fish of many species. They are especially important in difficult seasonal and climatic periods of the acquisition of live food. Here are some recipes for animal feed and feed mixtures developed and used by amateur aquarists, according to which they can be prepared at home and used to feed aquarium fish....

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What balanced feeds are best used for feeding fish to a novice aquarist?

Previously, guppies were considered almost the easiest to maintain fish and were certainly mentioned in recommendations for beginner aquarists. Modern elite guppies are by no means so primitive: highly decorative forms that require careful attention are more often found on sale. In order for the fish not to lose their attractiveness, they must eat right....

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How to feed fish in an aquarium?

It is simply amazing how many people in the world strictly adhere to a diet and regularly supplement their health with vitamins, and at the same time give their fish only ready-made food of one kind. Such food can be compiled on the basis of scientific recommendations and include a huge amount of nutrients , but they are only simple substitutes (besides often inferior) for what fish find in natural conditions....

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How long can live food be stored and what is needed to increase its shelf life?

The general rule for storing live food such as tubule, bloodworm, daphnia, cyclops is to keep them in a cool place (in the refrigerator, cool room, etc.) Daphnia requires a lot of oxygen, so it is quite difficult to store it in large quantities. To do this, it must be placed in a large tank, for example, in a basin or a trough with cool water, regularly collecting with a hose from the bottom of the dead crustaceans....

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