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Just Out Of Curiosity, How Much & How many times a day do you feed your fish?
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Every other day, in the evening.

I have bottom feeders, so I feed them a small amount of sinking food (three kinds of pellets & wafers). I'm guessing its about half a tablespoon in total amount. I never see extra food lying around so I guess they eat it all.

My bettas get fed every other day, and only three grains of food each.
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I Feed All My Tanks, Small Amounts of food every evening and morning. Both Flake Food, & for My Bottom Feeders Shrimp Pellets. I Also Feed Bloodworms about once every week or two.
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4 Golden Dojo Loaches
1 Fantail Goldfish
1 Small Black Moor
10 White Cloud Mountain Minnows
1 Male Guppy
10 Gallon
1 Female Betta
2 Corydora Catfish
9 Neon Tetra
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1 Betta-1 Male
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1 Red-tailed Shark
1 Golden Chinese Algae Eater
1 Common Plecostumus
1 Green Terror Cichlid
1 Jack Dempsey
1 Bristlenose Plecostomus
1 Australian Blue Yabbie Lobster
1 Three Spot Gourami
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I feed all tanks once daily, with one fast day per week. The weekly menu includes Flakes, Frozen Bloodworm, Frozen Mysis Shrimp, Frozen Shrimp, Shrimp Pellets, Floating Food Pellets, Sinking Tablets, and Algae Wafers. I also use fresh vegetables, occasionally.
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They Have Quite A Selection. lol Since I Just Got My 55, I've Given them Feeding Fish(White Clouds) once. The Cichlids really loved them. But live food Isn't really my thing.
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4 Golden Dojo Loaches
1 Fantail Goldfish
1 Small Black Moor
10 White Cloud Mountain Minnows
1 Male Guppy
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1 Red-tailed Shark
1 Golden Chinese Algae Eater
1 Common Plecostumus
1 Green Terror Cichlid
1 Jack Dempsey
1 Bristlenose Plecostomus
1 Australian Blue Yabbie Lobster
1 Three Spot Gourami
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I feed my fish every night before I go to bed.

I feed them flakes, freeze dried blood worms, shrimp pellets, algea wafers, floating worm cubes for a treat, and sometimes live feeders like ghost shrimp and endlers.
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I feel like an unexperienced not well taking of her fish-fishkeeper. I feed my cories shrimp pellets everyday once a day and my beta soem flake food.

I feed my mollies flake food too. I bought brine shrimp once but they forgot to put it in the bag . Yea but even if i did get them i wouldn't know how to feed them to my fish.
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The weekly menu includes Flakes, Frozen Bloodworm, Frozen Mysis Shrimp, Frozen Shrimp, Shrimp Pellets, Floating Food Pellets, Sinking Tablets, and Algae Wafers. I also use fresh vegetables, occasionally.

I feed my fish at least twice a day (morning/night) there menu is similar to Sharon's instead of the frozen Mysis shrimp though, I feed the Mysis shrimp flakes. I also feed them frozen baby brine shrimp, frozen daphnia and spirulina tablets. I don't feed them fresh veggies except for microwaved shelled peas.

I also did start feeding them live blackworms around 6 mths ago and have found that you only need to buy of pack of them once, because any worms that don't get eaten straight away, go straight into the gravel (because they don't like light) and end up reproducing...every time I syphon the gravel I always seem to collect about 10 worms.

Pwat! if you just buy the frozen brine shrimp it is easy to feed them. you just remove a cube from the pack and let it thaw out in a bit of tank water and then just tip it into the tank...I actually use a little plastic medicine measuring cup to do this with all my frozen food. Or you can just pop the whole cube into the tank, but I do think it is best to thaw it out beforehand.

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