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Staple Foods



Staple Foods - Price Comparison

We have a wide range of Staple Pond Foods in many different sizes. To make it easier to choose, the following table gives you a price per Kg comparison.

Code Product Our Price Weight Price Per Kg
WGD006 Vitrafin Natural Sticks - 2.5Kg (Staple Food) 14.99 2.5 Kg 6.00
WGD009 Vitrafin Natural Sticks - 5Kg (Staple Food) 24.98 5 Kg 5.00
WGD010 Vitrafin Natural Sticks - 10Kg (Staple Food) 42.98 10 Kg 4.30
JKD001 Betta 10 Kg Pond Pellets 24.98 10 Kg 2.50
NID041 Nishikoi Medium Staple Pellets - 1.125 Kg 14.99 1.125 Kg 13.32
NID044 Nishikoi Medium Staple Pellets - 2.5 Kg 23.99 2.5 Kg 9.60
NID042 Nishikoi Medium Staple Pellets - 5 Kg 42.98 5 Kg 8.60
TED020 Tetra - Floating Food Sticks - 1.20 Kg 16.98 1.2 Kg 14.15
JKD011 Tetra - Floating Food Sticks - 1.20 Kg + 20% Free 16.98 1.44 Kg 11.79
TED023 Tetra - Floating Food Sticks - 1.68 Kg 22.98 1.68 Kg 13.68
TED021 Tetra - Floating Food Sticks - 3 Kg 28.98 3 Kg 9.66
TED022 Tetra - Floating Food Sticks - 4.2 Kg 36.98 4.2 Kg 8.80
JKD012 Tetra - Floating Food Sticks - 4.2 Kg + 25% Free 36.98 5.25 Kg 7.04

Staple Foods - Feeding Guide

Feeding Your Fish
Many, many people only buy one kind of fish food and feed that to their fish all year round. However, this is not necessarily the best option for the fish or your pocket. Pond fish extract different nutrients from their food at a different temperature.

In the case of protein the uptake of this nutrient is limited during the cooler months and much higher during the hot summer temperatures. Foods have now been developed with this in mind and Wheatgerm foods which are low in protein but more easily digested, have been developed for Autumn, Winter and Spring feeding; whilst growth foods, which are high in protein are available for summer months. Below is a rough guide of what to feed and when.

Pond Feeding Guide
Food Type
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Minimum Feeding Temperature
Wheatgerm                        
5 deg C
(40 deg F) +
Staple                        
8 deg C
(45 deg F) +
Pond Stick                        
8 deg C
(45 deg F) +
Flake                        
8 deg C
(45 deg F) +
Growth                        
10 deg C
(50 deg F) +

How much to feed your fish
You should only feed your fish enough food to allow them to feed for five minutes. Any more will be wasted and end up as waste in the pond. If a fish is fed until it is full, 30% of fish food will come straight out as waste. The five minute feed can be given four or five times a day, at regular times during the day.


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