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a Question relating to tropical fish flake food

Discussion in 'Fish Keeping Chat' started by Fish novice, May 27, 2014.


  1. Fish novice

    Fish novice PetForums Junior

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    Is tropical fish flake food suitable to also feed cold water fish please ?
     
  2. Fishyfins

    Fishyfins PetForums Member

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    Simple answer is not really. Tropical species and coldwater species require slightly different things in their diets. Specifically, coldwater species need a lot more protein. As such, coldwater foods address this, and feeding them tropical foods wont allow them to gain the protein they need.
     
  3. Fish novice

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    Thank you for the reply. :thumbup1:
     
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