|MissSmish ||04-20-2012 03:30 AM |
Cute Little Hitchhiker with my plants
So, there's a baby platy in my tank! Bought plants today and there he was in the tank! Cute as a button and so teeny tiny I keep worrying I'm going to lose him! How do I look after him properly? Can he just eat normal fish food?
|Romad ||04-20-2012 07:26 AM |
If you crush up some of the flakes so that they're almost powder, it should be fine.
Or you can always try putting a fry net in your tank and feed it First Bites which is basically already a powder if he's that tiny.
Good luck with him/her :)
|jsagrav ||04-20-2012 10:08 AM |
If you don't have any fish but him, you don't need the fry net. I feed mine crushed flake food, and they do fine. Just dont over feed him. If he's the only fish, just take 1 flake in the palm of your hand and crush with your thumb, brush it in the tank and watch him eat it.
|Sam Crow ||04-20-2012 08:26 PM |
With my fry, I crush up flake food and blood worms. I put a few pinches of both into a bowl and crush them with my fingers until it's powder. I give a small pinch of that to my fry twice a day. It has worked very well for me.
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