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post #1 of 3 Old 03-23-2012, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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Hi I have a collection of Omega one and Tetra fish foods I collect them for all my different fishes. BUT I have a little promblem one of my dragon gobies likes Omega one freeze dried Nutri treat:Brine shrimp BUT a fish store(Big als) asked me what food I give him i said brine shrimp and my Omega one small sinking Super color cichlid pellets, He said give him that now i have a problem. what fish food should i give him or should I stay with his Diet?(Morning-pellets Luch-shrimp Dinner-pellets):
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-23-2012, 09:44 PM
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if the fish are eating it and theres no problems i dont think i would switch
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-24-2012, 07:09 PM
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Variety is a good idea as it ensures a balanced nutrition, and some fish do prefer some foods over others. Omega One is a good brand, as is Hikari and New Life Spectrum. Not saying Tetra isn't I use it now and then, but I stay mainly with the others mentioned. These manufacturers also make several sinking foods. One food should always be veggie-based, like algae, spirulina or kelp base. Or some actual vegetables, like blanched yam and zucchini.

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