Complete nutrition and ideal growth for algae-eating (grazing) Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika cichlids
In the Rift Valley lakes of East Africa (Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika), many cichlids have specialised in grazing the algae growth from the rocks for the microorganisms living in them (growth eaters). Their dentition is adapted to this and is called a rasping mouth. For these growth eaters the food needs the essential components mentioned to ensure healthy digestion and to ensure strong growth with perfect colours.JBL NovoTanganjika has been developed for the predatory species of the two lakes. If both groups are kept together in ONE aquarium, it is essential you offer both types of food. Each feeding type will then receive the right food.Typical growth eaters (mbuna) from Lake Malawi: Pseudotropheus, Chindongo, Cynotilapia, Maylandia Typical growth eaters from Lake Tanganyika: Tropheus, PetrochromisOther good reasons to use JBL fish food:The use of pure fish protein without cheap fish meal.Optimal protein/fat ratio.Mainly proteins from water animals.Reduction of algae growth and optimal fish growth thanks to adapted phosphate content.Impressive acceptance on the part of fish: research expeditions with fish feeding trials in the wild.Very slight vitamin loss thanks to airtight sealed packaging.Feeding recommendationFeed 2 – 3 times a day, as much as can be eaten within a few minutes. Young, still growing fish more often.Unopened food tins can be kept for 3 years, after opening use up within 4 months, since valuable vitamins will deteriorate. Choose the size of the tin (100 ml, 250 ml, 1 l, 5.5 l, 12.5 l) in accordance with the monthly consumption stated above and the number of fish in the aquarium. Supplementary food and treats to complement complete food are available separately.
|Volume Packaging||1.72 l l|
|Net Weight||156 g g|
|Packaging Dimensions (L X H X W)||98/179/98 mm|
|For Animal Species||Cichlids - Algae Eaters|
|For Animal Size||5 - 20 cm|
|Animal Age Group||Small and medium-sized aquarium fish|
|Volume Habitat||For all aquariums|
|Material||You will find details of the materials used under Details & Composition|
|Colour||green / red / yellow|
|Dosage||Feed 1 – 2 times a day, as much as can be eaten within a few minutes. Young, growing fish 3 – 4 times a day in the same way|
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