How to make Fish Feed at Home

Why should you buy fish feed from a store, when you can make it by yourself? The homemade fish feed can be the best option for your pets. You can customize it according to what your fish likes. Also, it is a less expensive option. If you can create a special diet, then your fish will be much healthier!

Recipe for Fish Feed

Take a look at these two great recipes for fish feed. Just follow the instructions to create the best food for your pets!

Recipe 1. The Nutrient Bomb

Fish Feed Ingredients

  • Crab Legs;
  • Shrimp;
  • Gelatin powder;
  • Apples;
  • Oranges;
  • Lettuce;
  • Yams;
  • Broccoli;
  • Carrots.

The Nutrient Bomb Fish feed cooking guide


You do not need much efforts to prepare this fish feed. First of all, pour all the ingredients into a blender. Mix them up until they obtain a thicker consistency! If the mixture is too thick – you can add some water to it!

When everything is done, mix the unflavored gelatin (150ml) with some boiled water. When the gelatin mix is cooled down – you can mix it with other ingredients. Now you need to place the mixture in a cold place, like a fridge to cool down. When it`s cooled down, you can give it to your fish.

Recipe 2. No Meat Allowed

Fish feed ingredients

  • Azomite;
  • Dehydrated milk;
  • Four eggs;
  • Garlic powder;
  • Flour;
  • Ground crayfish;
  • Ground soy beans.

’No meat allowed’ Fish feed cooking guide

Its another food recipe that is super easy to make. Just mix all the ingredients together. Place this mixture on the baking tray. Bake the mixture at 80 Celsius for 2.5 hours. It may look like small pebbles when its done. You can place the cooked mixture in small bags and store in the fridge.

Fish Feed Formula

There is no perfect formula for your fish feed. You can try to create your own recipe for your fish. Do not forget to balance all the minerals for your favorite pets. With good nutrition habits, they will leave much longer. Therefore, they will make you happy for a long while.

Source: Legit

How can we make it into pellet form

Hi @aremooluwapaul making fish feed into pellet form requires the use of a feed mixing machine and extrusion (wet and dry extrusion).

Here’s a link for more information