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TetraFin Goldfish Flakes

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  • This Special Procure Formula Meets All Nutritional Requirements Of Cold-Water Fish And Will Stay Firm When Fish Strike.
  • Procure Is A Health-Enhancing Blend Containing Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Does not cloud the water
  • A Scientifically-Developed Blend That's Easily Digested
  • This special ProCare formula meets all nutritional requirements of cold-water fish and will stay firm when fish strike.
  • ProCare is a health-enhancing blend containing Omega-3 fatty acids
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Product Description

Size: 7.06-Ounce

Product Description

TetraFin® Goldfish Flakes feature a new formula that promotes longer life and better health for goldfish.

Quality Nutrition for Goldfish

Tetra has been revolutionizing and improving fish nutrition since the company’s birth in Germany in 1951. Since that time, Tetra has developed one of the most comprehensive bodies of flake fish food knowledge in the world. A full team of biologists, chemists, and nutritionists continually study and discover what keeps fish thriving and living long, healthy lives.

TetraFin Goldfish Flakes

TetraFin Goldfish Flakes provide a nutritionally balanced diet perfect for all goldfish. This scientifically developed flake blend includes highly nutritious ingredients plus vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. Patented ProCare works to support immune system health for a long and happy life. TetraFin Flakes are highly digestible—meaning less waste and cleaner, clearer water when used as directed.

Clean, Clear Water

Tetra formulas feature micro milled, exotic, high-protein fish meal as a core ingredient—making them pure and digestible with fewer colorants. This leads to less waste and a cleaner, clearer aquarium.

Pick the TetraMin That's Right for Your Fish

TetraFin Goldfish Flakes Nutritionally balanced staple diet provides optimal health.
TetraFin PLUS Goldfish Flakes All the benefits of TetraFin with added algae for maximum health.
TetraFish Goldfish Crisps Advanced TetraFin for reduced waste and maximum nutrition.
TetraColor Slow Sinking Goldfish Granules A perfect supplement to your goldfish’s primary diet. Contain Spirulina maxima algae for the development of vibrant colors.
TetraFin Floating Variety Pellets Nutritionally balanced, highly attractant staple diet. Patented ProCare formula supports immune system health.
mini sticks
TetraFin Sinking Mini Sticks Provides additional supplementation to your fish’s primary diet. Promote the development of rich color in exotic cold-water varieties.

World Class Menu for Every Fish Type

Tetra understands that every fish is unique. For this reason, they have created a full menu of food to help meet the needs of every fish; from bottom feeders to top-feeders and small Bettas to Large Cichlids.


Flakes: Flakes make up the most popular type of fish food. Tetra flakes are formulated to keep water clean and clear and include ProCare for added health benefits.


Crisps: Tetra crisps float longer and create less waste. Crisps are ideal for small and medium-sized fish.


Granules: Bite-sized morsels sink slowly to reach all fish in your aquarium, including mid-water feeders.


Tablets: Tablets are complete, balanced nutrition that sink quickly for all bottom-feeding fish such as catfish and loaches.

algae wafers

Algae Wafers: Large, sinking wafers are perfect for veggie loving bottom feeders like piecostomus catfish.


Sticks: Complete and balanced sticks provide hearty nutrition to larger fish such as Oscars, Cichlids, and marine fish.


Pellets: This floating food is ideal for mid to large sized fish like Cichlids and Goldfish. Tiny pellets are available for Bettas.

gel foods

Gel Foods: Innovative Grazing Blocks are great for long periods away from home. Gel Foods strive to feed fish the way they would eat in nature.


Supplements/Treats: Great in conjunction with Tetra’s Primary diets, these foods provide healthy variety for fish.

Product Details

Size: 7.06-Ounce
  • Product Dimensions: 3.6 x 3.6 x 7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B000R9WRIC
  • Item model number: 16140
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (611 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #731 in Pet Supplies (See Top 100 in Pet Supplies)

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Size: 4.52-Pound Verified Purchase
Don't know which fish food to buy? I didn't either. So I started buying various brands and noted the way my fish and pond reacted. At first I thought "What do fish know about taste and quality? One food's the same as the next." How wrong I was! My pond is about 200 gallons in which live 13 comets, walkin and shubunkin. The largest fish is an 8" comet. This flake-style food floats, as well as all the other brands I tried. It makes it easy to observe how quickly the fish take the food and whether they spit it out after taking it. In retrospect, of 5 competing products I tried previously, the fish ate all of them but seemed disinterested, taking the offered food only because there was no alternative, not because they were particularly fond of it. Then my daughter recommended that I try TetraFin Flakes. I first bought 7 ounces, fearing that it would be "more of the same". The difference, however, was nothing short of amazing. Suffice it to say that the fish "attack" this food in what can only be described as a "feeding frenzy". After feeding this food for a week, the fish completely ignored or rejected the products they previously ate. Another pleasant outcome was the reduced solid waste produced by the fish when on this food. This seems to be much more within the capability of my "vegetable" filter and, coupled with the apparent lack of any undesirable parasites, makes for a cleaner, healthier pond.
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By L. Grant on September 21, 2010
Size: 7.06-Ounce Verified Purchase
I bought a house last year and inherited some fish in a pond. The seller left some food behind and when the fish finally awoke from their winter sleep I gave them some of the food. There were two kinds of food--one flake and one in stick form. They didn't seem to like the stick variety so I tossed it and fed them the flakes. Inevitably I ran out of the flakes and went to purchase the same product. The Petco store was out of that brand. I picked a similar flake food and brought it home and tossed it in the pond. The fish rushed out as they usually did for food but seemed a little taken aback by this new one. I figured "different food--takes a while to adjust". The next day they seemed less interested. By the third day they didn't even bother to come out of their little cave under the waterfall. Point taken. I went to a different Petco and found the right brand and brought it home. They were a little slow trusting me but by the second feeding they were happily rushing out to eat as always. I checked out Amazon to see if it was available here to avoid the "out of stock" problem again. Not only did Amazon have it but for nearly $5 less a container. Win-win! I ordered three canisters to get free shipping and will continue to get the food from Amazon until the fish go to sleep for the winter again. Thanks, Amazon, for having the right brand for my very picky fish and at a good price!
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Size: 7.06-Ounce
I've been keeping Fancy Goldfish for close to 40 years and if I've learned anything about these marvelous creatures it's that they need all the room you can provide, massive water changes and wide variety of sinking foods.

Here are the ingrediants for TetraFin:

Fish meal - You want to see a specific fish named such as salmon meal or white fish meal (as with all pet foods) "Fish meal" means the MFG is using whatever is cheapest at market including rancid diseased fish and fish by products.

Ground brown rice - The first three ingrediants of ANY pet or fish food should be a specific animal protien - period. Rice is a filler used for weight and volume to the packaging.

Torula dried yeast - cheap protien enhancer

Oat meal - binding agent and filler

Shrimp meal - Excellent but is only found in trace amounts in this food

Wheat gluten - The number one source for pet food related deaths and recalls in the past 20 years. Works as a binding agent and artifically pumps up crude protien percentage

Soybean oil - Few Omega fatty acids

Fish oil - Again you want to see a specific fish named like salmon. When a specific animal isn't mentioned it means the manufacturer is buying whatever is cheapest at the time. What is more, this leaves them free to use rancid and diseased fish.

Algae meal - Excellent but in very low arounts here.

Sorbitol- Artifical sweetner makes food more palatable to fish, can be potentially toxic.

Artifical colors including yellow 5, red 3, and blue 2, - Zero nutrional value

ethoxyquin. - Ethoxyquin is usually listed as a "preservtive - however it's a lethal pesticide. The FDA has banned from dog and cat foods.
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Size: 2.2-Ounce
Length: 0:50 Mins
TetraFin Goldfish Flakes are supposed to contain essential nutrients and extra Vitamin C for your goldfish and koi.

It has stuff in it like fish meal, brown rice, dried yeast, oatmeal, wheat gluten and a lot more.

Unfortunately, I can't tell you if it tastes good, or if the nutritional claims are sound, but the fish seem to like it just fine, and they're growing fast and have lots of energy.

We've tried a couple of other brands, but our fish are confirmed TetraFin fans.

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