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Old 05-28-2012, 11:34 PM   #1
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Feeding question

I have 8 African cichlids. Some 1 inch some 2 inch. How many pellets should you feel them every day. I have been told 20 pellets 2 times a day. Does that seem ok for the amount of fish?
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:46 AM   #2
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Id feed smaller amounts just feed more frequent.
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When I fed them the 20 pellets 2 times a day, all the pellets were eatin in like 30 seconds. But ok I will try that
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I have 12 and I only feed 17 - 20 pellets per day once a day. I feel like if I'm not going to skip a day I can feed less for everyday...I have been doing it this way for almost a year and none of my cichlids look sick or hungry
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How many inches are yours?
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My rule is to put in as much as can be consumed in 30 seconds. Measure the amount of food in like teaspoons and watch to see how much is eaten.
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I am using the very small 2 color tetra food for cichlids. I have been feeding them 15 pellets 2 times a day and they eat this food within like 15 seconds. Do you think they need more?
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