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What to Feed Small Goldfish??

Discussion in 'Coldwater Fish and Ponds' started by JPMcQueen, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. JPMcQueen

    JPMcQueen New Member

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    So I picked up a couple of calico fantails today to go in my second tank and then I realised, I dont really have anything to feed a fish so small (approx. 1"). The pellets that I use in my main tank are probably going to be a bit too big for them.

    I'm planning on using kale leaves and peas in the interim but is there a pellet thats more suited for such small fish to balance the diet out? Its been a long time since I've had fish so small...
     
  2. fluttermoth

    fluttermoth The current Mrs Treguard ;)
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    You could break the pellets down a bit, for the moment. You could probably even feed them as they are, if you soak them for bit first so they go soft; the fish will easily manage them then :)

    But there are small goldfish pellets; again, it's best to soak them first so they sink; floating pellets can led to fish gulping a lot of air from the surface, which can cause buoyancy issues in fancy goldies.
     

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