NorthFin BUG PRO™ is a premium quality insect-based formula that mimics the natural top-water food sources of many fish species. Like other NorthFin formulas, these uniquely-shaped 2mm “Crisps” contain easily digestible ingredients with 100% natural color enhancers. BUG PRO™ is a well-balanced diet which can be fed directly or crumbled into smaller particles for a wide variety and sizes of freshwater or marine carnivorous and omnivorous fish.
Recommended for: A wide variety of freshwater or marine carnivorous and omnivorous fish.
Pellet type: Extruded 2mm Crisps (slow-sinking or semi-floating or can be crumbled)
Black Soldier Fly Larvae Meal, Whole Antarctic Krill Meal (Euphausia Superba), High DHA Omega-3 Whole Herring Meal, Whole Sardine Meal, Wheat Flour, Organic Kelp (Laminariales), Spirulina, Garlic (Allium Sativum), Astaxanthin, Montmorillonite Clay, Vitamin A Acetate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Cholecalciferol, Alpha-tocopherol Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Thiamine, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Choline Chloride, Cobalt Sulfate Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Selenium, Zinc, Rosemary Extract (Rosmarinus Officinalis)
Crude Protein (Min) : 44%
Crude Fat (Min): 5%
Crude Fiber (Max): 4%
Moisture (Max): 9%
Ash (Max): 12%
I have mostly small fishes (checker barbs, lampeyes, some 3-4 inch Siamese Algae Eaters), and perhaps that is my problem, but most of mine spit it out. The pellets are hard as rocks, and unevenly shaped, giving sharp edges, which may be the problem. The fish go right to them and seem attracted, but unless I grind the pellets with a mortar and pestle into very small pieces, even my rainbows (currently about 2.5 to near 3 inches) and Algae Eaters spit them out.
I'm open to suggestions, but my suggestion to you would be to
1) See if you can soften the pellets
2) If possible, shape them into something that goes down easily (rounded edges)
3) Make a smaller pellet for small fishes.
It's really good food, for my fish.
I'm from Puerto Rico, it took to long to arrive. Still planning to buy from the company. The quality it's excellent.
My entire 600 gallon Central American fish tank goes BONKERS over BUG PRO 🐛
My fish love it. It slowly sinks and they catch it before it hits the bottom. I will only by NorthFin food from here on out!