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My Angels have REALLY turned into lil pigs. Any time you get near the tank they think it is feeding time and are at ...
My Angels have REALLY turned into lil pigs. Any time you get near the tank they think it is feeding time and are at the top of the tank in a group looking at you. When it is actually feeding time they are right there at the "drop" zone. They will eat it all before it even has a chance to sink. LoL When it comes to bloodworms they will eat them out of the cup it seems. My poor GBRs have learned they only way to get food is come up to the top and get right in the middle of the Angels. Then sometimes they have a hard time getting any. Is this normal behavior for Angelfish?
My angels do the same thing, and as I walk by the tank they will follow me around. They will even take bloodworms from my fingers. I feed them only once a day and they are doing well and growing. As said a healthy angel is always going to act like they are starving
I feed mine 2 X a day but mostly because I want to make sure everyone else in the tank gets plenty. I feed a variety of food. What I usually do it drop a few dried bloodworms on the top to keep them busy and then drop some sinking wafers in so that the Cories and rainbow shark have a fighting chance. My Pleco has learned to come to the top and swim upsidedown at the water surface to eat bloodworms and other floating food. He gets right in there with the angels to get his share. It does appear as though the poor darlings are always half starved by the way they eat. I guess it would look that way the way I appreciate food too. ha ha I am NOT starving but sometime, it feels like it. ha ha