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Hikari gives PFK an insight into their cichlid diets

The Hikari brand is manufactured in Japan by the Kamihata Fish Industry Group.  Over 130 years of ornamental fish breeding experience has helped make Hikari the most popular brand in Japan, a nation known for its passion and knowledge of keeping beautiful ornamental fish.

Hikari manufacture foods for all types of fish.  A comprehensive range of diets have been developed to suit the specific nutritional requirement of all types of Cichlids. Naturally in Malawi, Cichlids exude unbelievable splendour.

Following on the back of extensive field research by the Kamihata research and development team into the natural habitats and eating habits of Cichlids, Hikari have developed a range of specislist diets to help you attain the same level of brilliance with Cichlids in your own set up as they would attain in their natural habitat.

The Hikari field research team, designated the “Kamihata Expedition Team” is headed by the company’s chairman Mr Shigezo Kamihata, with explorations taking place as far afield as Irian Jaya, Lake Malawi, Guiana Highland, Indian Ocean, the jungle of Southeast Asia and the Holy River Ayeyawady, all of which offer many secrets to fish health, colouration and long life.  
The Hikari range of Cichlid diets includes Staple, Gold and Excel.

Cichlid Staple

Hikari Cichlid Staple has been carefully formulated to provide complete and balanced nutrition for all Cichlids and larger tropical fish. Hikari Cichlid Staple is a complete daily diet that contains all the essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements to ensure optimum fish health.  

Manufactured from the finest quality ingredients the floating pellets will not dissolve or cloud the aquarium water. The readily accepted pellets, which promote excellent growth rates, are available in baby, mini, medium and large sizes.

Cichlid Gold

Hikari Cichlid Gold pellets have been carefully formulated for Carnivorous Cichids. Available in both floating and sinking pellet formats, Hikari Cichlid Gold is a protein rich formula, offering complete and balanced nutrition including all essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements to ensure optimum fish health. The inclusion of astaxanthin also helps to bring out the natural beauty and brilliant colouring of Cichlids.  

Manufactured from the finest quality ingredients the floating pellets are high in stabilised Vitamin C, helping promote resistance to stress and disease. Hikari Cichlid Gold Floating pellets are available in baby, mini, medium and large pellet sizes.  Hikari Cichlid Gold Sinking pellets are available in mini and medium sizes.

Cichlid Excel

Hikari Cichlid Excel is a natural colour enhancing daily diet specifically developed for African Cichlids. Hikari Cichlid Excel is specially formulated for Herbivorous (plant eating) fish.  

Rich in wheatgerm and spirulina Cichlid Excel promotes superior colouring and excellent growth rates. The floating pellets, which have been developed so as not to cloud the aquarium water, are available in mini and medium sizes. To promote healthy organs and active reproduction Cichlid Excel also includes Linolenic acid.

If you would like more information about Hikari fish foods or would like to find your nearest stockist visit www.hikari.uk.com.