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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 08:16 PM Thread Starter
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Angelfish Habits


Do Angelfish usually eat vegetable matter? Reason being, I was just watching one of my angelfish when it caught an oncoming piece of vallis in its mouth. It chewed it and hasn't spat it out so I'm taking it it's eaten it? Do they eat it when they're hungry?

I just thought it was weird.

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I've had mine eat microsword leaves. I think they though they were worms
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how often do you feed them? It might be that you're not feeding them enough and they are grazing to substitute
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let them eat, it is ok, they don't do too much damage on the plants anyway.
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It's fine. Angel fish are cichlids, and cichlids like to eat most anything, and a vege source per say is good for their diet. You can experiment with cucumber, zucchini, ice berg lettuce. Organic grown, seedless cucumber a plus less of a mess. Attach them to a suction cup clip

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