12-23-2009, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by MoneyMitch
depending on what type they are most african cichlids require spirilina which is like a sort of algae or plant matter which is what they mainly eat in the wild. i would definately reccomend some flake or pellet that is made up from that OSI sells something wwith it in flake form which i use and could be any happier with it.
what is OSI?
Originally Posted by Angel079
Bloodworms are most often the kicker (if thawed out properly before feeding).
The sperulina Mitch mentioned was the kicker for my Yellow's (org bought for my Cray's & Shrimp). which you can either get pretty pricey for a few at the LFS OR you just go to your next best health food store and get a big bottle there with these tablets, that's what I always did and will do again for my shrimp now.
My Yellows also liked to play tackle & snack n cucumbers. Just offer a few times over & over and see if they start liking it (mine where always skiddish on anything new)
i have the freeze dried AKA dead blood worms. are those good?