High Quality Flakes?

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by MattS99, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. MattS99Well Known MemberMember

    Flakes have always been my staple food, supplemented with brine shrimp, bloodworms, and occasional peas. I need to get flakes tomorrow, running out. I'm looking to try something new, you guys have any suggestions? Something I can find at either Petco or PetSmart? I'd prefer flakes. Right now I have a mix of:
    Colombian tetras
    Glowlight tetras
    A platy
    A GBR

  2. FishFish221Well Known MemberMember

    Heard some good things about Omega One fish flakes (   ), since it doesn't have all those fillers and colours like other ones. Look for fish flakes where the first or second ingredient on the list is not 'fish meal'.
  3. Mike1995Well Known MemberMember

    definitely omega one. I give the omega one flakes to my gourami/platy/barb etc community tank. You can really smell the real ingredients when you open it up. That and it really brings out the fishes colors. one of the pellets I give my cichlids is omega one as well and same thing with the colors. really good stuff
  4. MattS99Well Known MemberMember

    I'll probably go with them, I've seen them around here before.
  5. DiscusluvWell Known MemberMember

    Not sure if Petco or Petsmart carries it but I like New Life Spectrum Optimum All Purpose flake.
  6. MattS99Well Known MemberMember

    Never seen any New Life Spectrum products around here, but I'll look. Mainly Hikari, Omega One, Tetra, and that National Geographic stuff.
  7. Mike1995Well Known MemberMember

    omega one is probably the best of the ones you listed. A lot of the time I only see new life spectrum stuff in certain stores for some reason.
  8. MattS99Well Known MemberMember

    Went out to a new Petco today, I got:
    Omega One flakes
    Omega One slow sinking pellets
    Omega One freeze-dried bloodworms
    Everyone ate and looks pretty happy with their new food.
  9. Mike1995Well Known MemberMember

    Just wait, you'll see your fishes colors start to come out!

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