Vitamin B9

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Also know as folic acid, Folacin and Vitamin M.

What it Does

Encourages growth, stimulates appetite and general alertness.

Symptoms of Deficiency

Poor growth, anorexia, lethargy, dark colouration, pale gills.


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.