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Best food for Mollies

This week 2 of my Molly fish developed popeye. The water test showed high leves of nitrates so I treated it with prime, vaccumed the gravel, did a 25% water change and treated the new water.

They currently eat tropical flakes but I would like to change them to a higher quality food. Something I can feed them smaller amounts of so they create less waste.

Any recommendations/suggestions? 

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Re: Best food for Mollies

Hi, SLFMolly. Welcome to the Petco Community and thank you for your question. The Molly is an omnivore. They require both meaty foods as well as algae. We would recommend feeding them both an algae based flake food, as well as freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex, and brine shrimp.  Here are some great tips on caring for mollies

Tiffany W.

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