Feeding

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquariums' started by oceansurf, Nov 28, 2010.

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  1. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I have 3 discus in my tank. How often should I feed them ? How much each time ?
     
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  3. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have 2 Discus that are about 5 inches from head to tail

    there are other small fish in the tank (Neons x 6 and platties x 2)

    I feed 1 full cube of bloodworm or 1 block of FD Tubifex each day

    Steve
     
  4. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I'd like to add a few smaller fish to my tank too, especially neons. I love the colour they add , but the last time I did, the discus took care of most of them. I also like swords.

    I feed mine flakes & granular floating food 3 times daily. ( a small amount each time ) Perhaps that is too much. What do you think ?
     
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    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I dont think its to much ocean surf
    provided they dont look seriously bloated in the mid region
    and your water quality is OK
    Then feeding them small amounts 3 x per day is fine IMO

    Steve