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Yeh im starting to think i wasted my money on the food, soon find out in a month or so.
 

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I found that frozen supermarket prawns brought the colour out on my thai silk fh. I fed him like 2 prawns 2-3 times a week. He grew like mad too :) not only in body length and depth but the nuchal hump size as well... not only that but a small bag of cheap prawns lasts ages too. As well as them his staple diet was hikari gold cichlid pellets for a week... then nls (new life spectrum) for the next week... then back to hikari and so on. Its important to vary thier diet.

Small frozen fish are also good a couple of times a week. I used smelt. My fh loved them.

Also try frozen bloodworm cubes. Use 1 of these as a treat a couple of times per week. Another things that i found brings out thier colour as well as good growth.
 

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Love this fish, I used to have a archer fish that would jump out of tank to get food of me , I want one, can u not introduce any other fish atall
 

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beechey said:
Love this fish, I used to have a archer fish that would jump out of tank to get food of me , I want one, can u not introduce any other fish atall
 
nope, flowerhorns are a hybrid of trimac and midas which are in fact cichlids.... solitary keeping for a while can turn them  aggressive 
 
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Lol Rex can't even live with a air line in his tank, he keeps dismantling it, the heater has got a plastic guard over it to, hes a psycho lol, he got my knuckle while changing the water today, drew a bit of blood :p
 

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Lol Rex can't even live with a air line in his tank, he keeps dismantling it, the heater has got a plastic guard over it to, hes a psycho lol, he got my knuckle while changing the water today, drew a bit of blood :p
The bigger the kok the more aggresive right? Just like midas cichlids?
 
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I'm not sure, Rex's Kok is not huge but he is absolutely savage!
 
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I have upped his waterchanges to 50% per week now to try and promote his growth.
 

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I have upped his waterchanges to 50% per week now to try and promote his growth.
 
just be careful that he wont be shocked as it can lead to poor resistance. Well in some cases it does. 
 

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Any updates? How is he doing? :)
 
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Hey have just been letting him grow before i post a update, hes getting much fatter, the Okiko Crystal red was a waist of money tho, it does not work at all.
 

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That stinks, but at least you know now, and I will keep it in mind for when/if I get one. I've absolutely fallen in love with him and would like to have one some day!
Very much looking forward to pics :D
 

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I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this thread 
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he is such a beautiful fish.
 
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Thanks guys, i'll update with new pics at the end of the month, i want him to be bigger for the new pics :p
 

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I have loved every minute of this thread he is a fantastic companion
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