Guppies are the most common type of aquarium fish. They have beautiful colors, are friendly and unpretentious. Therefore, many of them turn on them.
It is necessary to feed guppies 3 times a day. If the aquarist has the opportunity to do this more often, then you can give them food every 3-4 hours. But you need to use a small amount of feed. A regular and fractional diet will have a beneficial effect on the offspring and life expectancy of the fish.
Guppy nutrition should be balanced. Then the fish will not get sick often. The basis of their diet should be living organisms: bloodworms, tubuleworms, daphnia, koretra and arthmeia. You can also feed the fish finely chopped squid and river fish fillets. They willingly eat such food, but in the cold season it may become unavailable. Therefore, you need to take care of it in advance by freezing the food in the required amount or starting to grow it at home.
Guppy diet should include plant food. It should be given in small amounts every day. It can be parsley, seaweed, spinach, lettuce. Before giving such guppy food, scald it with boiling water and chop it.
Feed the fish with lightly boiled cereals. Semolina and ground rolled oats are perfect. You can give guppies 2-3 times a week bread, liverwurst, cottage cheese. Low-fat hard cheeses are suitable for feeding. They must first be grated.
Avoid using dry food as a basis for guppy nutrition. Give them only a little. Be sure to dry food must be of high quality and have a long shelf life, then they will not harm the health of the guppy.
A balanced diet cannot provide the fish with all the vitamins it needs. Therefore, they need to be introduced into the diet. To maintain the health of guppies, use oil solutions of vitamins E, A, D. They are added in small amounts (4-5 drops) to dry food and mixed thoroughly. Their shelf life is 3 days. In addition, use fish oil. It needs to be added 2-3 drops to cottage cheese or liver sausage.
Do not feed your fish the same food every day. They need a varied diet. The food must be fresh and minced.
By organizing a balanced diet and introducing vitamins into the diet, it will be possible to provide guppies with a comfortable stay in the aquarium. For this, they will delight you with their bright appearance and health, as well as beautiful and numerous offspring.