are consider detritivores, or living things that eat decaying organic matter in order to live. Thus, cichlids are popular aquarium choices partly for that reason. Aside from being a beautiful species of fish, cichlids can be relied on to eat aquarium waste that would otherwise damage the balance of the ecosystem within the tank.
However, just because cichlids eat waste doesn't mean that they don't need added nutrition. If you have chichlids as pets, make sure that they meet their daily nutritional requirements by feeding them Hikari Cichlid Excel Medium from Pet Store
. This product is formulated specifically for cichlids that are also herbivores on top of being detritvores. It has spirulina and wheat-germ and fortified with all the minerals and vitamins chichlids need. The result is a very healthy diet that not only improves the health of cichlids, but also enhances their colors and promotes fast growth. It tastes great, too, so cichlids will surely love to eat this.
The Hikari Cichlid Excel Medium can be given to African chichlids and other herbivorous tropical fish. This product comes in floating pellets which are easy to grasp and eat. Also, the pellets don't cloud the water, so you won't have a problem with having to filter them out.
Hikari Cichlid Excel Medium 8.8ozHikari Cichlid Excel® is specially formulated for herbivorous (plant eating) fish. This formula combines wheat-germ, spirulina and vitamins and minerals to provide a diet that is extremely nutritious, easy to digest, provides powerful color enhancement and promotes outstanding growth characteristics. This superior diet can be fed to African Cichlids and many types of plant eating tropical fish with excellent results!*Floating pellet that won't cloud the water*Allows easy monitoring of amount eaten eliminating over-feeding*Reduces water quality problems *Rapidly enhances the natural colors of your pet *Contains stabilized vitamin C *Promotes resistance to stress, resistance to infectious disease adn promotes a long, healthy life. *Excellent color enhancing, daily diet *Natural nutrition *High vitamin E content promotes long-term health & vigor *Linolenic acid promotes healthy organs and active reproduction *Easily digested for rapid utilization of nutrition *Great for larger tropical fish also
Ingredientsfish meal, wheat flour, wheat-germ meal, flaked corn (processed), spirulina, dehydrated alfalfa meal, krill meal, brewer's dried yeast, enzyme, astaxanthin, garlic, DL-methionine, monosodium glutamate, vitamins and minerals including stabilized vitamin C
|Guaranteed Analysis % |
|Crude Protein (Minimum) ||35 |
|Crude Fat (Minimum) ||4 |
|Moisture (Maximum) ||10 |
|Crude Fiber (Maximum) ||3 |
|Ash (Minimum) ||13 |
|Phosphorus (Minimum) ||0.8 |
|Vitamin A ||18,000 IU/kg |
|Vitamin C ||94 mg/kg |
|Vitain D3 ||3,700 IU/kg |
|Vitamin E ||110 mg/kg |
|Copper ||17 mg/kg |