Vitamin B5

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What it Does[edit]

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

  • Water soluble

Symptoms of Deficiency[edit]

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


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.