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Uncertain on Apisto Safe Food

Discussion in 'Apistogramma' started by Strong Style, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. dw1305

    dw1305 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi all,
    I think they are sifting out the micro-worms. I think some of the larger Geophagine Cichlids (Satanoperca daemon?) eat small food items.

    cheers Darrel
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  2. Mike Wise

    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    It really depends on the number of worms available. They shouldn't be so small that adult apistos won't eat them. Mine live fine, and breed, on a diet of mostly bbs. I personally wouldn't do the same with microworms. They are like other annelids, high protein and high fat. They are fine as a suppliment but not as the main part of their diet.
  3. gerald

    gerald Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    ... except they're a nematode, not an annelid ;)
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