Vitamin B5

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What it Does[edit | edit source]

Also known as Vitamin PP or Pantothenic Acid. An important vitamin in the build up of various enzymes.

  • Water soluble

Symptoms of Deficiency[edit | edit source]

Poor growth, badly formed gills, loss of appetite (anorexia), lethargic behaviour.

Prevention[edit | edit source]

Feed your animal at least three different types of food. This will ensure it gets adequate supply of this vitamin.

  • Don't use old food. Vitamins decay very rapidly once exposed to the air, heat or being frozen. Try to feed food that is no more than 6 months old.

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