Fluval Bug Bites Pleco Sticks 130g

Fluval Bug Bites Pleco Sticks130g is part of the Fluval bug bites range.

Fish food with insect protein, Fluval Spirulina Flakes.

This must be the best step forward in fish welfare and health in a while by that I mean years.

Insects are without doubt the most natural food source that aquarium fish can be fed. Many years ago, when the hobby was just beginning. I remember people feeding ant eggs long before the mountain of choice we have today.

Fluval Bug Bites Pleco Sticks

Is insect-based food any good?

It most defiantly is, there has been much research into the nutritional value of insects for human consumption, see here. The verdict is good, apart from the thought of eating them they may be the future of food for us.

The insects used in Fluval Bug Bites Pleco Sticks130g are Black Soldier fly larvae. The bugs have lovely well cared for life being fed human grade but past its best fruit and veg that was destined for land fill. As soon as good size is reached, they are murdered in a kind, also humane way. Then ground down and mixed with many other ingredients, see more info.

Fluval Bug Bites Pleco Sticks make fish go crazy.

Fish love bugs and that is a fact! they jump out of the water for them, lie in wait for them hunt for them, they love bugs. One fish has even learnt to shoot bugs from trees. You cannot argue that if fish have evolved to jump out of the water, learnt to shoot bugs down and climb trees, they must love bugs. Yes, fish that can climb trees, there is quite a few able to do this. Scientists say that they do this to escape dried up ponds, but are they really looking for bugs?