Vitamin B6

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Also known as Pyroxidine.

What it Does[edit]

Vital vitamin for enzyme and protein metabolism. Maintains a healthy nervous system.

Symptoms of Deficiency[edit]

Nervous disorders, fits, loss of appetite, poor growth, rapid and gasping breathing, erratic and rapid swimming, twitching of muscles, greenish-blue colouration of skin, flexing of opercules fins.


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.