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Author Topic: my angelfish are not eating pellets!  (Read 2333 times)
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« on: October 23, 2015, 02:57:22 AM »

my 2 male angelfish are not eating pellets but are interested in other things like insects.what can i do?  fish16
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2015, 03:11:48 AM »

my 2 male angelfish are not eating pellets but are interested in other things like insects.what can i do?  fish16
can any one help me?
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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2015, 07:18:08 AM »

What type of pellets are you trying to feed? If they are of good quality, but not of a favorable texture, that can turn a fish off also. Are your fish grabbing them, but then spitting them out or are they just ignoring the pellets?
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2015, 11:46:25 AM »

Mine aren't crazy about pellets either they don't seem to like the texture but they do like flaked and they love frozen.  Maybe try a different texture food.  Some pellets are harder than others and the fish don't seem to care for them much...think Captain Crunch and how it shreds the roof of your mouth vs Cheerios.  proud
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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2015, 01:37:30 PM »

They love worms too as well as brine or mysis shrimp.....



The fish above is eating a freeze dried earthworm that was pre-soaked prior to feeding.
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2015, 06:44:42 PM »

Mine aren't crazy about pellets either they don't seem to like the texture but they do like flaked and they love frozen.  Maybe try a different texture food.  Some pellets are harder than others and the fish don't seem to care for them much...think Captain Crunch and how it shreds the roof of your mouth vs Cheerios.  proud


I think you just answered your own question   happy Wink


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« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2015, 03:49:19 PM »

When I first got my Angels they were fussy about fired foods too, but would gobble up any bloodworms I gave them.  After a week or two they started to sample the dried stuff aswell. Are your Angels recent additions?
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« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2015, 09:45:27 PM »

Jools,

I don't think they are recent additions. This thread is 2 months old  Wink Glad yours are starting to sample a variety.
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« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2015, 08:46:55 AM »

Oops, latenight and too much post water change bourbon  Smiley
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