Can I feed my tiger barb insects or worms is he fine with live ones or do they h

  1. fishkeeper21 Member Member

    Want to se my tiger barb eating live food not bloodworms earth worms
     
  2. TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

    Fruit flies are a good option.

    Not sure I'd feed earthworms only because you'd have to cut them up and that might make your tank water pretty gross.
     

  3. Big Red Well Known Member Member

    Earthworms are fine just get the smallest worms you can. Clean any un eaten food asap afterwards. Also buy them the ones outside could carry insecticides and harm your fish. But I feed all mine worms. Puffer, eels turtles, crawfish even the goldfish will sneek a bite when possible
     

  4. shusband Well Known Member Member

    I used to feed my Oscar and Jack Dempsy earth worms, I would buy the cans they sell for fishing and give him one every morning and night. Not sure how easily tiger barbs could eat an earthworm.
     

  5. fishkeeper21 Member Member

    Ok but Tigar barbs eat aggressively
     
  6. Big Red Well Known Member Member

    Lol the best part. Only non aggresive eater I have is snails and goldfish. I love the viciousness when eating.