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I used to feed frozen brine shrimp to my tiger barbs and the barbs would swallow the shrimp whole. But the tetras I have now are really small and I can't imagine them being able to gulp down those shrimp. Even the OmegaOne freeze-dried bloodworms I have look too big for these guys. So far I've just been feeding them flakes, which I crush up nice and small. How can I get some variety into their diet?
 

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Grindal worms, golden pearls, micro pellets, crushed tetra min tablets. I put all of my fish food for my plecos and other larger fish in a measuring cup so I have a variety of food without having to carry 10+ containers from tank to tank. This makes feeding much easier but there is always a lot of tiny particles from the tablets and pellets that collects at the bottom. This stuff is perfect for small fish and even fry.
 

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anything really if crushed fine enough. I crush my small sized sinking NLS pellets up in my fingers and it sometimes creates a "dust cloud" when it hits the water, but 90% of the time its just slightly smaller pellets.
 

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You could also chop up frozen bloodworm or tubifex nice and small. I always do this since losing some apistos to bloat after gorging on whole blood worms. Oh and my tetras also love boiled peas - just boil them for a minute then squeeze the pea out of the shell and mush it up - feed slowly and try and keep check on any that falls to the sand so you can clear it up. My glowlights really shine they love the NLS Cichlid pellets I feed my apistos with they will try and eat a whole pellet so I started crushing them up for them and the difference in their colour is astounding.
 
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