African Spotted Leaf Fish

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My African spotted leaf fish tank houses 3 of them.it is 30g.I love watching them hunt down the minnows I give them any other fish I could feed these? Can I feed them lizards?
 

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Are you raising the minnows yourself or buying them from an LFS? I ask because feeders are usually a good way to give your fish parasites.
They're also not very nutritious, unless ofcourse you are feeding them with high quality food and then feeding them to your fish.
 
I have not heard of feeding lizards before so I can't say on that.
 
"Dried foods are not usually accepted, although some specimens learn to take them. Although it’s a predator by nature, it is very easy to wean onto dead alternatives. Offer a varied diet composed of frozen foods such as prawn, bloodworm, mussel etc., along with the occasional live treat of earthworms or mealworms." Taken from HERE.
 
I personally feed mine frozen blood worms, earthworm sticks from kensfish, and frozen brine shrimp. He also likes to eat my plecos veggie sticks.
He'll get shrimp as well once he's a little bigger.
 
Do you have any pictures of yours? It's always nice to see them, they're too cute
 

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Ctenopoma acutirostre are very easy to feed dried foods, my four year old group eat Tetra Prima; Doromin; Cichlid XL; New Era Tropical Pellet; New Era Plec Pellet; Hikari Cichlid Gold.
 
Feeder fish, besides the whole ethical debate (it is illegal to use them in the UK), are a major risk for hobby fish. It is not uncommon for them to be riddled with diseases, partly because of how they are raised.
 

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