Questions about feeding discus
I got some discus from a local breeder a couple months ago, and I have some questions about feeding them. I had done quite a bit of research before I got them, but some of it seemed contradictory, and other info seemed outdated, so it was confusing.
The breeder said he only feeds frozen bloodworms, but I thought that seemed like bad advice. I already had Omega One pellets and krill on hand for them, plus the bloodworms, but I could only get them to eat the bloodworms. I went out and bought frozen beef heart and frozen mysis shrimp, and they do eat those. Are the bloodworms, shrimp, and beefheart enough? I cannot seem to get them to eat the other things. I was really hoping they would eat the freeze-dried krill (hikari brand) because it seems to have lots of vitamins in it, but they don't touch it. Can you grind freeze-dried krill up in a blender? If so, is there anything I can add to it to bind it in a cube form and freeze? I think the krill are too big for them to eat, and they never seem to sink. Since my discus like to eat mainly off the bottom, I thought that grinding it up and adding something to make it sink would get them to eat it. I could also maybe add some of the pellets to the mix to get them to eat those as well.
Any advice is appreciated, as I want to make sure they are getting the nutrition they need.