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Protato   

I am currently feeding my CPDs crushed flake food. Can anyone recommend another food type to help vary the diet and make them feel more comfortable in the tank?

Thanks

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Microworms, baby brine shrimp, daphina.  These are all tiny and the last two can be bought in frozen cubes, microworms are really easy to culture.

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jvision   

There are a few brands of food that make a micropellet - my favorite is New Life Spectrum

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Protato   

I find the pellets drop too fast and my fish won't eat them off the substrate. Maybe I should turn my filter off during feeding?

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jvision   

The live foods mentioned above stay in the water column a while, and when frozen they don't sink very fast - sounds like your best bet.

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Protato   

The frozen foods sound good. Since I have never used them before, are they easy to section into small servings?

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Yes you can break up the cubes while frozen, put them in a bag and give then a whack with something, then you can defrost smaller portions as needed.

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Protato   

I bought some frozen Daphnia and they love it. It floats throughout the water column perfectly

 Thanks for the advice.

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Awesome, apparently it's pretty easy to get a live culture going as well and can be done in a 5 gal bucket. I think I'm going to try that soon.

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