Discusfood Pleco and Catfish Algae Wafers


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Pleco and Catfish Algae Wafers – The artificial aufwuchs for your Plecos and other catfish types.


Pleco and Catfish Algae Wafers – The artificial aufwuchs for your Plecos


Most loricariids and many other fish eat aufwuchs. Aufwuchs is a loanword from German language and means something like overgrowth. It describes a conglomeration of herbal and animal organisms which form a living film on stones, rocks, wood, roots and any substrate. It is a species community of algae, bacteria, crustaceans, worms, insect larvae and different microorganisms. This living ensemble is nourishment for many species.

Discusfood developed a new kind of fish feed especially for plecos and other bottom fish. Its name is “Pleco & Catfish Algae Wafers”. The ingredients of Pleco & Catfish Algae Wafers imitate the nutritient composition of aufwuchs. The wafers are not pressed waste powder of other food production. This food is made like granules, only shaped in small chips. Granules are made by an extruder process. That is the best way to produce dry fish food. This way of feed production does not need heat. All valuable nutrients and vitamins survive.

Contents: Crude protein 41%, crude fat 4.8%, crude fiber 4.8%, crude ash 11.5%.
Additives per kg: Vitamins, provitamins and substances that have a similar effect: 20000 IU, 1500 IU D3, E150 mg, 150 mg C, B1 7.5 mg, B2 10 mg, 50 mg B3, B6 6 mg, 0, 25 mg, folic acid 2.5 mg, choline chloride 300 mg, inositol 250 mg, pantothenic acid 25 mgl. Trace elements: E1 – iron sulfate, monohydrate 24 mg, E2 – potassium iodide 0.3 mg, E4 – copper sulphate, pentahydrate.
Ingredients: Bacterial protein from corynebacterium glutamicum, cereals, wheat protein, vegetables, insects (10%), krill (MSC certified, 10%), algae, daphnia, brine shrimp, minerals, red salmon oil.
Feeding advice: The food can be fed alone or in combination with other food. Feed the food daily in small portions.

Packaging sizes: 50g bag (item no. 23001), 150g bag (item no. 23012)

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150g, 50g