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yippee 07-08-2009 02:32 AM

What are you feeding your angels?
 
I bought a black veil angel a few weeks ago. It was kind of a spur of the moment purchase. I had the tank set up, just not the food to feed him. I tried tetramin tropical flakes the first day, he didn't seem like he wanted anything to do with those. I've been feeding freeze-dried bloodworms since he seemed to eat those well. Lately he hasn't seemed thrilled with them. I've been feeding freeze-dried baby brine shrimp the last few days since he'll eat those. I know bloodworms and brineshrimp are supposed to be treats, so i'm wondering what everyone here has had success with feeding their angels. I'm needing a good daily food.

Thanks, Matt

jeaninel 07-08-2009 02:18 PM

Mine loves Omega One flake, NLS pellets and frozen brine or bloodworms as a treat.

whitedevil 07-08-2009 04:17 PM

I feed mine frozen or live guppy fry, I dont surface feed due to swim bladder issues in one of mine from eating flakes at the top, now I suspend the frozen foods in front of the filter outlet so it goes in the water and not to the surface.

Herky 07-09-2009 03:45 PM

Tetramin Tropical Flakes
Frozen Bloodworms
Frozen Brine Shrimp
Hikari Cichlid Gold Baby size pellets

and occasionally my fingers if I'm not quick enough getting my hand away from the surface. :)

I have never had a problem with my angels not eating. They are pretty voracious eaters...my discus are a different story...

Is the fish stressed by any chance? Mine act a little wonky if I'm not absolutely careful doing water changes and getting the water set right for them.


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