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Mine only seem to like fish food and apple so far, but I want to give them some variety (besides different fish foods lol). They seem to love gammarus and the flakes the most, but eventually crunch on any of the fish food I offer. Any other kind of fruits or such they seemed unimpressed by so far. 

What are the favourite foods of your hissers? 

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Orange slices seem to be the generally accepted favorite food of many roach species, hissers one of them! They also seem to love turtle hatchling food (strangely specific) and will eat cracked bird seed.

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Tried some different foods, they seem to like hazelnuts and walnuts but were unimpressed by cashews (slight nibble) and ignored almonds. Bananas seem to be a big love. A bit of fresh cauliflower got devoured quite quickly as well. 

They don't take kibble at all, so praise high protein fish food :d

 

Edit: Orange love confirmed. Cat food denied, haha. 

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In the summer if you have access to fresh, pesticide/herbicide free sugar maple, they'll throw you a party. Mine can't seem to get enough. They also really like apple, grapes and beetle jelly. For protein, I supplement with alfalfa meal, fish flakes and walnuts. 

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On 3/5/2019 at 9:13 PM, Ghoul said:

Mine only seem to like fish food and apple so far, but I want to give them some variety (besides different fish foods lol). They seem to love gammarus and the flakes the most, but eventually crunch on any of the fish food I offer. Any other kind of fruits or such they seemed unimpressed by so far. 

What are the favourite foods of your hissers? 

Hi 

my Madagascar hissers love fruity roach chow available from bugznbits.co.uk and insect fuel from a company called Arcadia and there website is www.arcadia.com and you can feed this from crickets to mealworms I think they like it so much cuz it’s got carrot powder in it spinach etc it’s all ground up so it’s ok for tiny nymphs which is great they also love coriander leaves and stem they love dandelion leaves I put some of these in the tank and they’ve gone in seconds but I do grow my own I get the seeds from eBay 

from Karen 

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