Hikari has MSG in their fish food. This is the usual amount of food I feed Pollock each day. I have also heard to feed them how much they can eat in 30 seconds. A Flowerhorn cichlid should be fed two times a day, everyday, anyway be careful with the quantities and avoid to overfeed it, reducing the food amount specially if it is really rich of nutrients. After the fish reach the bigger size such as 3-8 inches, you can use the tank with 40 or 55 gallons. This is because the size its head is the single biggest determinant of quality and in many cases, its value. As an alternative, you may cross-over to fish food intended for other cichlids or even to goldfish pellets. Foo the Flowerhorn 1,494,925 views. After Three Month: After the age of three months, healthy flowerhorn fries can grow up to three inches. Every flowerhorn hobbyist’s goal is to make his flowerhorn cichlid develop a large kok. Sexing Flowerhorn is quite easy, especially when they have reached the length of 10 cm – 12 cm (3.94 - 4.72 inch). The big tank will be excellent for the fish with a larger size. If your fish won't eat it, starve them for 2-3 days. The tank which has 20 gallons size will be suitable for small flowerhorn. Use pellet size suitable to your fish. At this time, cichlid pellets, i.e., ColorBits from TetraColor, are preferred. It helps promote growth, enhance color, and maximize the humps. Breeding and care for the fry. The surplus comes out in the form of fat.) Feed twice or three in a day to … If you have been shopping around for flowerhorn food that enhances yellows (those containing Xanthophyll), you should have already known that there is not many around. can you tell what happened ? Feeding large pellets to small fishes is also a common cause of poor water quality. But it is possible and will be of use for hobbyists who know how to feed properly. Taiyo HI - Red Inch Gold ... New Baby Flowerhorn and What I Feed Him - Duration: 7:32. orange circle became black. Honestly, a healthy FH should start taking to NLS in 24 hours of being starved. I have the pellet food which indicates to feed how much they can eat in 3 minutes. It is also important to include more protein in their diet. A 5 inch Slider will get a mix of high and low protein pellets that is more even, along with the steady dose of greens. I also saved this Turtle Pearl from AnthonyP: "A 3 inch Slider in my care will have a lot of greens offered to it; along with a mix of pellets that is MOSTLY high protein. They can adjust with all types of foods, be it live foods, or food pellets. so i gave him food in morning and then after 3-4 hrs i have noticed that the color of flower horn became white and her eye color i.e. I have a 75 gallon tank with 10 2-2.5 inch cichlids. LOL. hi, my Flowerhorn is a red dragon male of 3.5 inch as your crew said me to feed him food only 2 times a day. More than 55% protein may already appear doubtful to many, most especially if a pellet in question looks starchy and not smooth and dense. By far, the best flowerhorn food for flowerhorn after three months and older is OKIKO platinum. The main part is looking at his stomach bulge to determine how much to feed each day. when fed him it became normal. I have tried Tetra Goldfish Pellets and I really liked the results. If you like to put the small fish, for example, is 1-2 inch fish size, you can use the smaller tank. And also to feed them a "pinch" I would like to see an answer such as 1/2 teaspoon, 1/4 teaspoon or 5 pellets … (The body could only absorb a given amount of protein at a given time. Flowerhorn fishes are omnivores, You can feed them live fishes, bloodworms, crickets, shrimps, and other worms. Pellets to small fishes is also a common cause of poor water quality suitable for flowerhorn. Water quality feed how much they can eat in 3 minutes up to three inches HI Red! 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