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Can I give my goldfish kale?
In this article, I am going to show you some good fish food alternatives for your Goldfish. You can feed various vegetables like peas, spinach, kale, etc as well as fruits like grapes, orange, watermelon, apple, banana, etc to your Goldfish. Besides, some people also feed oatmeal and cooked rice to their Goldfish.
What vegetables can I feed my goldfish?
There are many types of fruits and vegetables that you can feed your goldfish, including peas, lettuce, broccoli, baby marrow, cauliflower peeled orange wedges and apples. Whichever fruit or vegetable you choose, it will need to be softened, cut or diced, and peeled before you feed it to your goldfish.
Can you give fish kale?
Kale should be fine but you would need to blanch it to soften it up I bet. You can follow Old Fort Exotics on You Tube and on my Fish room thread.
What do goldfish like to eat the most?
Goldfish kept as pets feed readily on commercial pellets, flakes and diced fresh vegetables such as lettuce, zucchini and peas. They also enjoy brine shrimp and blood worms.
How long does a goldfish live?
about 10-15 years
Goldfish have a lifespan averaging about 10-15 years, with some varieties living up to 30 years when provided with proper care. Unfortunately, many goldfish do not reach their lifespan potential due to inadequate housing conditions.
How often should I feed my goldfish?
2-3 times daily
Feed 2-3 times daily. It is important to avoid overfeeding goldfish as this can cause indigestion and/or contaminate the tank. In terms of the amount to feed, a good rule of thumb is to only feed an amount that the goldfish can consume in under two minutes or only feed as much as the size of the goldfish’s eye.
How often should goldfish be fed?
What do you feed a goldfish if you have no fish food?
Cooked vegetables (peas, cauliflower, pumpkin, carrots, etc.), boiled or steamed, are great food alternatives to fish food flakes once in a while for your omnivorous and herbivorous aquarium fish. You can even feed some fish (goldfish and koi in particular) cooked rice or oatmeal.
Can goldfish eat baby spinach?
Goldfish can be appreciative eaters, consuming all that you’re willing to feed them. It’s in their nature to try to store fat when food is available. Give your fish only enough pellets as he will eat in 30 seconds and supplement with round-the-clock access to fibrous vegetables such as lettuce, spinach, or kale.
How do you blanch kale?
Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil, add salt to taste and the kale. Blanch for 3 minutes, then transfer to a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking, and drain. Take the blanched kale up by the handful and squeeze hard to expel excess water, then chop fine.
Can a goldfish live in tap water?
Goldfish shouldn’t live in untreated tap water Goldfish cannot live in untreated water straight from the tap. This is because tap water contains chemicals that are bad for your fish. And, even worse, can kill all of the ‘good bacteria’ in your tank. The chemicals in tap water can kill some or all of the bacteria.
Is it OK to feed goldfish once a day?
Rather than once per day, we recommend feeding young goldfish at least two, possibly three times per day. This is because more frequent meals will promote healthy growth. It’s important to only feed very small amounts though. A small pinch of food is enough.