Oscar fish are carnivores and they love nothing more than munching on meat. In order to keep your pet fish healthy, you need to provide it with a diet that includes all the essential nutrients that it needs to stay healthy and grow. Here is a Beef heart recipe that your Oscar fish will surely love.
Beef Heart Recipe
Things you will need:
- Garlic powder
- Two to Three tablespoons of Paprika Powder
- 6 pounds of beef heart
- 2 ounces of NatuRose
- A high-quality multivitamin supplement
- 3 pounds of raw shrimp
- Half pound of cod
The first thing you should do is mix all the ingredients with your hands. Make sure that everything is completely mixed and then place the mixture in the freezer. In order to make it more convenient, make use of an ice cube tray for freezing the mixture; this will help freeze the individual blocks of beef heart. This way you do not have to thaw the entire mixture again and again to feed your fish.
Beef Heart Mix for Discus (video)
How often should I feed my fish beef heart? Feeding your fish beef heart twice or thrice a week is recommended. Feeding it too much will just make your fish sick.
Can I feed my fish live foods? It is fine to feed your fish live foods such as grasshoppers and worms but not in excess.
What effect does long-term beef heart feeding have on my fish? Long-term feeding can lead to liver or kidney failure.