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Name: Fish World City/ Daycare Center

Size/Category 10-Gallon Freshwater

Type: Glass

Shape: Long

List of Fish:
1 - Dwarf Gourami
1 - Glass Catfish
1 - Kuhli Loach
1 - Plecostomus or Pleco
7 - Guppy
1 - Cory Catfish

Lighting: Two light bulbs 25 watts

Filtration: Whisper PF 10
Day Care: air pump

Invertebrates: Sometimes I buy ghost shrimp for my fish to eat.

Other Accessories: Heater, thermometer

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08/23/2013 10:46.45 AM
How to make fish food
I just found this and thought it was cool
You can make your own supplement for general fish feeding that is high in DL-methionine (an important amino acid in fish nutrition); Start with whole salmon which is an excellent source of carotene for color (frozen or even canned works), frozen peas, hard boiled egg, frozen or FD brine shrimp, duck weed or spiulina powder, and fish oil (cod liver oil works fine). Blend this mixture then add corn starch to the paste to dehydrate. Spread this paste on small strips of foil (or even wax paper if your dehydrator does not get to hot). Make sure you leave room for air circulation.

For a frozen food, substitute the corn starch with unflavored gelatin powder.

For goldfish and koi, add wheat germ powder. Use this formula for African Cichlids, except delete the wheat germ.

For more carnivorous fish increase the whole fish and decrease the spirulina powder or duckweed. Calamari (squid) can be added too for carnivorous fish, but make sure that all the ink is removed from whole squid.
Use this formula for Discus.

For spirulina powder, Spirulina One Flake can be substituted, but since this already a complete diet for many fish, I double the amount of this and decrease other ingredients by comparable amounts.

Here are basic percentages, please note that you can change these percentages to suit your fish food requirements:


Whole Salmon: 25% 20% 30%

Peas: 25% 25% 15%

Egg: 20% 15% 25%

Brine shrimp: 15% 15% 15%

Spirulina Powder:10% 15% 5%

Wheat Germ: 0% 5% 0%

Squid: 0% 0% 5%

Fish Oil: 2% 2% 2%

Corn Starch or Gelatin: 3% 3% 3%

wonder if i make this if my fish will eat it

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11/21/2011 03:35.56 PM Report This Comment
Fry guppies!!
I bought a pair of guppies yesterday to help maintain my fish tank, and I had a bundle of surprise waiting for me! The sales woman tells me, looks like the female you picked out is pregnant and will have her fry any time now. Well, I separated her off into another tank, and to my surprise when I came home today, I had about 25 fry guppies swimming around, and more are on the way!

Come visit me, Fish World City/ Daycare Center.

10/05/2011 03:13.33 PM Report This Comment
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