How Much And How Often Should You Feed Aquarium

Overfeeding is the most common mistake new fish owners make. Fish are very opportunistic and will eat whenever they have a chance. Fish quickly learn who brings food to the tank. They jump at the chance to be fed. If you give fish too much food, it can clog your filter and break down into toxins harmful to fish. (max_bytes(150000):strip_iccows/how-much-and-how-often-you-feed-aquarium-fish-1342923-FINAL-5bed830946e0fb0026f2a7f1-1ac0073c3fba4aee8e88637675dcae13. jpg) Most aquarium owners prefer to feed their fish twice a day. Young fish might need to eat three or more times per day.

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The key is to keep each feeding very small. A good rule of thumb is to give your fish no more food than they will consume in less than five minutes. When in doubt, underfeed. The type of food is just as important as the amount. You want to make sure your fish are getting the proper nutrition. Saltwater Fish Health is a weekly, offbeat look at fish in the water. For more information on Saltwater fish Health, visit saltwater fish health. com. . . .

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