If you want to increase the colors of your tropical fish, their diet plays a key role. We will explore some of the top tropical fish food for color enhancement, including some top-rated flake options.
Keep red eye tetras happy by providing hiding spots and shade from driftwood and other hardscape. They also prefer slower moving water, so place filter outlets close by in order to minimize currents and turbulence.
TetraColor Plus Tropical Flakes with Color Enhancing
This tropical fish food is designed to enhance your fish’s naturally vibrant colors. Packed full of carotenoids that will brighten hues across the orange to red spectrum, as well as vitamins, minerals, and trace nutrients for overall fish health, these flakes offer optimal conditions to maximize color enhancement.
Fluval’s Flakes for Freshwater Fish mimic the diets of many wild freshwater species by including bloodworms – larvae of midge flies that serve as natural prey – as an ingredient rich in beta carotene and other color boosting components, easily digested, reducing waste, and providing cleaner waters.
Fish foods that enhance color enhancement include spirulina, seaweed, or freeze-dried bloodworms; providing your fish with an overall balanced diet will result in vibrant hues. Incorporating this food source with other offerings from both groups into its diet will give it all of the energy it needs to show its colors off!
Marineland Color-Enhancing Granules
Your goldfish deserves the very best colors! With this complete diet of high-quality ingredients like wakame seaweed, garlic and omega-3 for example. Additionally, our low heat process ensures more of its natural nutrients remain, particularly carotenoids for red-orange color enhancement.
Sera Bettagran is an easily digestible color food designed specifically for fish living in middle water layers, such as Splendid Bettas. Formulated using Haematococcus algae and other ingredients, Sera Bettagran promotes targeted color development while strengthening disease resistance and increasing fertility. Plus, its soft sinking granules quickly dissipate into water without polluting its quality!
Slow-sinking granules designed for larger tropical fish such as Discus and Angelfish provide a complete, balanced daily diet of color-enhancing nutrition in midwater and bottom feeding fish. Packed with vitamin C and ProCare from TetraMin for health enhancement, two feedings should be provided twice daily until all of your fish have eaten an amount that they can consume in one minute or less.
AquaClear Color Enhancing Crisps
TetraPRO Tropical Colour Crisps are nutritionally-balanced food items designed to bring out the natural colors of tropical fish. Made through a low-heat process that preserves essential vitamins for healthier diet, this food item boasts more nutrient density than ordinary flake foods and comes complete with an additional color concentrate that enhances natural fish coloring. In addition, these crisps float longer and feed cleaner than ordinary flakes resulting in less waste and clearer water environments.
Bottom feeder fish such as plecos, ancistrus, loaches and corydoras cats require nutritious yet highly palatable formulas that offer ample amounts of vitamin D3, calcium sources and gammarus shrimp for health skin and scales, along with Spirulina, Kelp, Advanced Yeast Extract for digestive system support and Krill as an added boost for optimal reproduction and breeding success. With all this and an addition of Krill boost, these foods provide ample amounts of protein, carotenoids and fatty acids for health fish to flourish and breed eagerly!