Organic Fish Food
Optimal Pet Fish Care and Health
Are you finding that buying organic fish food is a huge feat in
We understand and want to help you find the best quality food we
That said, we like to go the extra mile
to provide the best pet fish care we can for optimal pet fish health.
How do we do that? How do we find the most natural and hopefully organic fish food available?
We read labels and do tons of research!
this page you will find important tips for proper pet fish care and the
important ingredients to look for in a high quality food.
information to help you make informed decisions.
Like you...we find owning fish to be super rewarding and fun.
people think of pet fish care as being fairly low maintenance. While
this is true when compared to other pets they do need attention to
detail in order to have optimal health for long happy lives.
Proper Pet Fish Care
- It is extremely important to feed your fish properly. Organic fish
food would be great…but there are no guarantees that the ingredients in
fish food are organic.
What we do is read all the ingredients of any
food we buy to make sure there are no unnecessary ingredients.
feed your fish at a specific time for optimal pet fish health. It
really depends on the species of your pet fish.
Some like to eat at
night while others are fine being fed during the day. Find out what the
behavior and needs of your particular fish are and then decide on a
regular pet fish care schedule.
Just like your
other critters your fish are a vital part of your family. So finding the
best food and pet fish care schedule is important. They all have names
We have an angelfish (Saphora or Sappy), 2
tetras (Zippy and Spot), a catfish (Kitty), 2 mollies (L’orange 1 and 2)
and a plecostomus (Rudy).
In fact…Sappy can tell us humans apart and she has her favorites.
in mind…choosing a fish food depends on the type of fish you own. We
take into consideration what they might eat in the wild.
Depending on the species…they can be meat eaters (carnivores),
vegetarians (herbivores) or omnivores (eat both meat and vegetation).
are tons of different types of food on the market.
You can choose from
flakes, pellets, liquid and freeze-dried food (our guys love
blood-worms..sounds pretty yucky huh!).
Just remember to choose the highest quality fish food that is
available…read the labels… and don’t buy the stuff that has a bunch of
- For optimal pet fish
health feeding the correct amount of food is critical. So many owners
Excess food left in the tank rots and causes bacteria to grow
in the tank…definitely not a good thing.
Yet…if you don’t feed
enough they will become malnourished, loose weight and possible be
subjected to a vitamin deficiency which can lead to death.
The correct amount depends on the type of fish you have.
Important Ingredients in Fish Food
- Amino Acids
are the building blocks of proteins. You will often see egg and
DL-Methionine listed. Other sources of protein are fish meal, squid
meal, brine shrimp meal, soybean meal, etc.
are the main source for energy. Fats supply the heart and muscles fuel
to function at peak levels.
It also helps with Vitamins A,D, E and K
- Carbohydrates are usually seen on
the label as amylase. Carbs are not a great energy source for fish like
protein or fat.
You will often see whole wheat flour…not the greatest
- Spirulina is a blue-green algae that has tons of protein, vitamins, beta carotene, minerals, essential fatty acids and amino acids.
are fabulous pets and can reward us with their beauty and grace. Some
fish like angelfish are extremely intelligent and personable.
you know providing them with the best possible care is important and
feeding an organic fish food is a mission of ours here at
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