Hikari Cichlid Staple is an economical, daily diet for cichlids as well as other large tropical fish. It contains all the basic nutrition your fish needs to stay healthy. High in stabilized vitamin-C, Hikari Cichlid Staple promotes resistance to stress and immunity to infectious disease. If you're looking for the best diet for your pet and pocketbook this is it! Floating pellets allow easy monitoring of the amount eaten, which helps eliminate over-feeding while reducing water quality problems. Will not cloud water.