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Anyone here use this stuff?

http://www.adgshop.com/Fish_Food_AP_2_p/107-011.htm

I thought about getting some.

I've tried 4 different kinds of food and fish never eat all of it no matter how little I feed them.
Then big problem is that it drifts into my plants and gets moldy...
 

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Never tried that one.

I supplement frozen Hikari bloodworms with either Freshwater Flakes or Super Color Flakes from this guy:

http://www.tropicalfishfood.us/store/

or here:

http://www.almostnaturaltropicalfishfood.com/

My fish go crazy for it, even my normally picky-eater puffer. And my 38-strong school of Cardinal tetras in my 72 gal, who often nibble, then spit out, Spectrum and Hikari micro pellets devour this stuff like there's no tomorrow.

This may sound silly but I have an old Neon Tetra in my 10 gal that is the last remaining hold-over from a small group of 5 I bought about 8 years or so ago when I first started my little 10 gal tank. He's crusty, ragged and swims mostly on his head. For about 2 months he hung out in some back corner, pretty much head down, barely eating and I figured he was finally getting old and ready to kick it. I got these flakes about month ago. He tasted some, then almost got himself in a frenzy devouring as much as he could! Now he comes out to eat every time, has regained his color, swims more normally and looks much, much better. Gave him another lease on life!

(no relation to the site, just a satisfied customer)
 

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I feed my school of 20 embers lightly AP2 Gold and they love it. OTOH my little frucata rainbows tank and blue ram tank get Hikari freeze dried bloodworms - they go wild!

Consider getting some shrimp to scavenge the leftovers!
 

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I'm sure New Life Spectrum is better and cheaper, try that. Also it helps to add garlic extract to the food to entice finickier fish to eat. The problem is fish from the LFS are usually fed cheap flake food and hence they must be weaned off of it slowly before they will start to eat regularly.
 

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I'm sure New Life Spectrum is better and cheaper, try that. Also it helps to add garlic extract to the food to entice finickier fish to eat. The problem is fish from the LFS are usually fed cheap flake food and hence they must be weaned off of it slowly before they will start to eat regularly.
Thanks for the info, I will probably be buying that instead.

Yeah, I noticed that when I buy fish that just got in, they look really bad like they never eaten food before... My scarlet badis looked like a head and paper body and they looked at the frozen blood worms like they didn't even know it was food.. After a few days they are eating well and look great.

Why don't breeders feed there fish? I get fish food for my 29 gallon tank and I have had a $3 thing of food last me 4 years...
 
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