Aquarium Fish Food

The most frequent question we get asked is What type of Aquarium fish food should I buy?

With all the different types of fish and the different Aquarium fish foods on the market, we understand that it can be quite stressful knowing how much and which type of food you should buy.

The following guide provides information on how to feed your fish. However, if you still have questions about the what kind of food is right for your fish, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to assist.

How much to feed your fish will all depend on the type of fish your aquarium holds. Overfeeding your fish can have the negative effect of clogging the filter of your aquarium and also the food waste releasing harmful toxins into the water.

Food usually comes in various forms from live food, to frozen and flakes and pellets. All have there advantages, depending on your budget and the fish you have.

Flakes can be added anything between one to four times a day, but a good point to remember, is only put enough in the tank, that the fish can consume within two minutes. As you get to know your fish you will be able to regulate this effectively. However remember you are in charge. If you feed your fish they will eat. This does not mean they are hungry.

Live food can take many forms, from squid, snails, worms and fruit flies to name a few. Each fish will have its own favourite snack, so please feel free to ask, if you need help deciding.

Feeding your fish correctly, can have the benefits of giving them both improved behaviors and a more impressive appearance. For advice on feeding your fish to a optimal standard please speak to one of our members of staff who will be happy to help.

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