Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

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Gage Brady at cichlidconnection (Florida) has a list of the feeding habits for central american cichlids within his price list. This can help when you want to decide on the stock of your new aquarium, and can prevent overfeeding of the wrong type of foods if you decide to mix different species.

Notice that not all viejas eat the same type of food.

www.cichlidconnection.com/quick-price-list/

Amphilophus ‘generalized predators’
Astatheros ‘substratum sifters’
Chuco ‘algae grazers’
Herichthys ‘algae grazers & generalized predators’
Nandopsis ‘omnivores’
Paraneetroplus ‘algae feeders’
Parachromis ‘piscovores’
Paratheraps ‘algae grazers & detritovores’
Petenia ‘piscovores’
Tomocichla ‘omnivores’
Vieja 1 “omnivores’
Vieja 2 ‘algae eaters & detriovores’
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JasonR replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

Nice list. He finally changed his website too. Was supposed to be done months ago but ended up taking for ever. Hopefully this one is better than the last.
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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

Don Conkel also does this I though it was cool

He is a pretty big time in the hobby

www.donconkel.com/available.htm



I think CC gave out free food at the convention

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Rocksor replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

they both spelled detritivores wrong :lol:

Detritivores, is known as detritophages or detritus feeders or detritus eaters or saprophages, are heterotrophs that obtain nutrients by consuming detritus (decomposing plant and animal parts as well as organic fecal matter).[1] By doing so, they contribute to decomposition and the nutrient cycles. They should be distinguished from other decomposers, such as many species of bacteria, fungi and protists, which are unable to ingest discrete lumps of matter, but instead live by absorbing and metabolizing on a molecular scale. However, the terms detritivore and decomposer are often used interchangeably.


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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

hahaha good job people

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JasonR replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

Gage used to work for Don I think and his website used to be about exactly like Don's....I think
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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

O ok I c then he broke off... Don is a old school guy ... I like what I heard from one of his speeches ... really started this new age of fish keeping with africans... now seems he is basically CA

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Rocksor replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

I need to live in Florida....free cichlids at the local canals, two major breeders -> cheap shipping or just drive in
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JasonR replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

I really wanna see Rapps' facility
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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: Ever wonder what type of diet your CA has?

J I watched a video of him in his shop b4 (Rapps) it was fish in tanks lol


lol but no I really did see a video of him at his shop and he was feeding and cleaning some tanks.. not the one of him at the ACA either

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