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How much should I feed my fish daily?

How much should I feed my fish daily?

As for how much food to feed, a good rule of thumb is to feed no more than the fish will consume completely in five to ten minutes. 3 When in doubt, underfeed! You can always give them another small feeding if necessary. However, if you overfeed, the uneaten food will produce wastes that can be harmful to the fish.

Do goldfish need to eat everyday?

A good rule of thumb is to feed your goldfish no more than he can eat in about one to two minutes. Goldfish can literally eat themselves to death, so you need to be very careful that you do not need overfeed your goldfish. Feeding him up to three times a day should be sufficient.

How do you know when goldfish are hungry?

How To Tell If Your Fish Is Hungry

  1. Your fish is digging around the substrate (searching for food).
  2. Waiting and the top of the aquarium (for feeding time).
  3. Behavior changes (aggression).
  4. Noticeable weight/size changes.
  5. Slow or sluggish behavior.

What can I Feed my Goldfish?

Include fruits and vegetables in your goldfish’s diet. Fruit and vegetables are important components of your goldfish’s diet. They are a great source of nutrients and are low in fat. There are many types of fruits and vegetables that you can feed your goldfish, including peas, lettuce, broccoli, and apples.

What do goldfish eat in a pond?

Mosquito Larvae. You barely require any investment to catch these. Just a bucket that is placed in an appropriate location,along with some water should do the trick.

  • Bloodworms. These are very high in protein,and are great for your Pond Goldfish.
  • Earthworms. Earthworms can be found at plant nurseries.
  • Microworms. These are also a type of roundworm.
  • What is a feeder goldfish?

    Feeder Fish basically refers to the type of fish usually considered unwanted (such as deformed fry) or those low-grade species mainly guppies and common goldfish which are bred specifically for the sole purpose of feeding to large predatory fish especially oscar and arowana.

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