Well, if you dont feed them at all, then eventually they wont be hungry at all. Of course that's when they begin feeding the bacteria in the tank some meatier food. :D
Great advice Herefishy. Bulk food purchases will definately help offset the cost. You can also try www.drsfostersmith.com
Originally Posted by herefishy
Nope. Cichlids are heavy eaters. I use almost a 1/2 pound a week in my tanks. I feed them a generic pellet for cihlids and spirulina pellets. I get these from my lfs in bulk. They come in 5-10 pound containers. I have seen them, also, on petsolutions.com website. They may eat the same amount, but buying food in bulk is much cheaper.