Feeding Fry

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:) Any suggestions what to feed fry with. At the moment I'm feeding them ZM fry food and baby brine shrimp. I would like to give more of a variety
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Sinking tablets are also a good supplement. Remember that even though they are not algae eaters, they need their greens when babies ;)
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are tiny amounts of frozen cyclops & other meaty foods (not bloodworm) ok for babys? im just starting to feed my little one but he doesnt seem to touch zm foods, maybe im just being paranoid!!
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As long as the food is small enough it's ok. I don't feed my shrimp mix when there's babies in the tank. Baby brine shrimp is good, as is cyclops, as well as sinking tablet.

i wouldn't worry about not seeing them feed. Keep an eye on their development, check if they have a round tummy. If they do they're feeding :)

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:D dont worry mine dont touch zm food either :wink:
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My fry simply go nuts for frozen cyclop-eeze. i also ffed forzen daphnia, AquaDine wafets, Hikari sinking wafers, earthworm sticks. flake and once a week spirulina with garlic flake.

Pretty much anything that is either tiny or else gets soft seems fine.
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