Fluval Bug Bites Colour Enhancing Micro Granule 125gAnd that's a fact, insects make up a large percentage of the diet of wild fish and recreating this has been the goal of many manufacturers.Fluval has created Bug Bites which there number one ingredient is the larvae of the black soldier fly. These are sustainably sourced and fed on rich human-grade fruits and vegetables 14 days before they are harvested and dried.The larvae convert the nutritious fruit and vegetables into protein and good fats with protein levels reaching to 40%. Fluval didn't stop there, added to the mix is salmon proteins, peas, potato, wheat, essential amino acid and minerals to ensure Fluval Bug Bites has balanced, beneficial nutritional properties and most of all completely irresistible to fish.Fluval Bug Bites Colour Enhancing Granules are available in two sizes, 45g resealable tub, and a 125g resealable bag. They are a slow sinking food designed for most tropical fish which feed in the upper and middle levels of the water column, these have been specifically designed to naturally enhance colour without any non-natural ingredients.At a Glance125g Resealable BagSlow Sinking 0.7 1mm GranuleAlso available 45g TubContains Black Soldier Fly Larvae, High Protein, Sustainable and easy to digestColour Enhancing FormulaIrresistible to fish Fish Love Bugs!
We recommend feeding Bug Bites Betta formula as a staple daily diet, but it is beneficial to vary your betta’s diet with frozen shrimp, glass worms, and bloodworms, as well as colour-enhancing flakes. Fluval Color Enhancing Flakes include 25% krill, an excellent palatability enhancer that also dramatically improves fish colours.
For optimal nutritional value a container of fish food should be consumed by your fish within a period of 6 months. During this time it is best to keep it in a cool dry location.
A few vitamins may be less present after the best before date, but you can still safely use the food for another two months or so. We recommend feeding within the expiry date to ensure maximum freshness and nutritional value.
You can expect to wait a few days to a couple of weeks until some fish consume pellets with the same vigor as they did when fed flakes. Like most animals, a change in food format may require an adjustment period.
No. Feed active species a little less per meal and add feeding periods throughout the day – 3 meals a day is recommended. Additionally, observe the stomachs of your fish – slightly curved bellies are ideal.
For optimal nutritional value, a container of fish food should be consumed by your fish within a period of 6 months. During this time, it is best to keep it in a cool, dry location.
Using the bottle cap method to feed fish will help control portions and prevent overfeeding. Your fingers should not come into contact with the food, as they can potentially contaminate it with the bacteria, oils, creams, etc. often found on our hands.
Sticks do not disintegrate rapidly and as such do not pollute the aquarium. They can be broken into smaller pieces and offered to small and large fish alike. The sinking formulations are ideal for bottom feeding and nocturnal species, whereas the floating formulations are ideal for ambush predators.
Pellets, granules and micro granules are available in floating, slow sinking, and sinking formulations, and as such are suitable for a wide variety of feeding habits. They possess high nutritional densities as a result of the extrusion process, and as such are ideal for fish with high metabolisms. Additionally, they are most compatible with automatic feeders.
Spirulina provides a rich source of mucoproteins which enhance a fish’s protective mucous layer, which benefits their skin, scales and fins. Furthermore, this can help prevent disease and gives the fish a glossier, healthier appearance.
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The blue highlighted area on the map below is where we deliver on our own vehicle! Unfortunately, if you are not in one of these postcode zones we are unable to deliver certain items such as plants, small glass items and selective other products.
We offer a few different delivery options depending on the size and value of your order.
Orders over £50 qualify for free mainland UK (excludes Northern Ireland) delivery which will arrive within 3-5 working days of the order being processed.
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Orders Below £50 in Mainland UK will be charged a standard delivery fee of £5.99.
Additional Shipping Charges
For any orders that do not include Aquariums, the below is charged:
Next Working Day Parcel Delivery to Mainland UK - £7.99 OR £2.99 if the order is over £50
Standard Parcel Delivery to Northern Ireland £8.99
Standard Parcel Delivery to Scottish Highlands & Islands £9.99
Standard Parcel Delivery to Jersey & Guernsey £12.99
For all Aquarium deliveries (Excluding biOrbs & Smaller Aquariums), the below is charged:
Next Working Day Pallet Delivery - £20
2 Hour Booking Slot Pallet Delivery - £20
Pallet Delivery to Northern Ireland - £45
Pallet Delivery to Isle of Wight (PO36 and Above) and Scottish Highlands (AB, PH, IV1-36, IV, KW1-14, KY, PA21-41) - £45
Pallet Delivery to the Scottish Isles (KA27-28, PA60-90, ZE, JE, GY, IM, IV40-56, KW15-17, PH42-44, PA20, PA42-49) - £120
Pallet Delivery to Outer Hebrides (HS) - £140