Hikari Cichlid Excel is specially formulated for herbivorous (plant eating) fish. This formula combines wheat-germ, spirulina and vitamins and minerals to provide a diet that is extremely nutritious, easy to digest, provides powerful color enhancement and promotes outstanding growth characteristics. This superior diet can be fed to African Cichlids and many types of plant eating tropical fish with excellent results. Sinking pellets will not cloud the water, reducing water quality problems. Rapidly enhances the natural colors of your fish. Contains stabilized Vitamin-C which promotes resistance to stress and infectious disease, and promotes a long, healthy life. High Vitamin-E content promotes long-term health and vigor. Great for larger tropical fish too!