How to feed the guppy?
Do not underestimate the role of feed in the process of breeding guppies. Indeed, from its diversity depends on getting brighter and healthier offspring. Therefore, the question of how to feed a guppy is very important not only for beginning aquarists, but also for experienced fish lovers.
Guppies are freshwater viviparous fishes. These are the most popular and most unpretentious aquarium fish (can be found even in the Moscow River). Males of this species have a beautiful and bright color, upper fins and tails of various shapes and shapes. To keep them, you don't necessarily need an aquarium, a jar is enough. For breeding, you need one female and a pair of males, good food and warm water (240). If you do not want to raise offspring, buy only males or lower the water temperature to 180. In the food, these fish are not whimsical and omnivorous, but a good and varied food makes their coloring brighter, the fish are more active, reproduce well.
What to feed
Should alternate between dry and live food. Ready mixes are used as dry (Tetraguppi, Daphnia, Gamarus).But this is not the main feed, but an addition. The main should be a live feed. For this fit: small bloodworm, artemia or daphnia, etc. Also for a change you can make a sea shake. To do this, we take mussels, shrimps, squid, fillet of sea fish, duckweed, nettle, salad. Grind, divide into small portions (fish at times) and freeze. What to feed the guppy fry? It should be started with finely ground dry mixes, specially produced for this. They include Artemia, ciliates, rotifers. As they grow, the granules of the mixtures increase and live food is introduced. In winter, when it is problematic to get live food, you can feed finely planted beef, chopped liver, boiled and mashed egg yolk. From herbal products: fresh, scalded with boiling water or dry lettuce, nettle, parsley, sea kale.
How much to feed a guppy
You should not give a lot of feed at a time. The guppy's stomachs are small, so they eat up a little. In 20 minutes. remove food residue, otherwise the water will become turbid. Juveniles are fed 5 times a day. Older fish 1-2 times. Of course, it is not unimportant how many times to feed a guppy, but more important than.Much depends on the correct diet: growth, reproduction, coloring, longevity, fin shape. Remember this.