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Best Aquarium Fish Feeders For 2022

Why reinvent the wheel? A fish feeder is the ultimate no-brainer

An aquarium is a beautiful and artistic addition to your home's interior while allowing children to gain an appreciation for aquatic life and the responsibilities of pet ownership. Besides the vital practice of keeping the environs clean and sanitary, the most essential responsibility is ensuring your pets are fed properly and consistently. When it comes to the science of feeding your sensitive and delicate fish, you have to be extremely careful not to overfeed or underfeed them. An excellent way to keep this in balance is an aquarium fish feeder.

Noodoky Automatic Fish Feeder, Moisture-Proof Electric Auto Fish Food Feeder Timer Dispenser for Aquarium or Small Fish Turtle Tank, Auto Feeding on Vacation or Holidays
There are 3 levels of portion control, plus 4 time period settings for mealtime, allowing you to fully control the schedule. | Noodoky

You can customize your fish's feeding schedule with the convenient feeding time period setting on this tool. The Noodoky automatic fish feeder has a 6.7-ounce capacity that can accommodate a variety of fish food from powders to flakes to granules. If you prefer sometimes, the instant feeding button lets you take control and manually feed your pets at the press of a button. You can affix the feeder onto the tank glass wall or on the flat surface of the tank with a double-sided sticker.

Fish Mate F14 Aquarium Fish Feeder
Because each meal is stored in its own separate pod, you can put different types of food in each pod so your aquatic friends get a little variety. | Fish Mate 14

The Fish Mate fish feeder is a compact device that can be easily applied to your aquarium in a variety of configurations. You can fill it up with almost any kind of fish food, from flakes to granules. The easy-to-use timer allows you to schedule 1 to 4 meals each day, and it is designed to work on both tropical and cold water types of fish. A nice backup feature is the battery condition indicator that lets you know when it's time to replace them.

Zacro Automatic Fish Feeder - Rechargeable Timer Fish Feeder with USB Charger Cable, Fish Food Dispenser for Aquarium or Fish Tank
This model is ideal for 600L fish tanks, so it's a good option for goldfish, koi, tropical fish, or even turtles | Zacro Automatic Fish Feeder

The Zacro fish feeder calls itself the intelligent feeder. It comes with a large storage capacity of 200 ml, and it's suited to handle a variety of fish food (granules, flakes, or powders). You can schedule up to 4 mealtimes a day with this instrument, or you can push the manual function and do the task yourself. Preprogram this smart feeder to keep your aquatic life in good shape while you're gone on a long weekend. It's so convenient. Snaps onto your tank securely by rotating a button.

[Upgrade] WiFi Control Automatic Fish Feeder with APP Lychee Aquarium Automatic Fish Feeder, WiFi Control Auto Fish Food Dispenser for Home Office (Black)
You can set up automatic feedings by day, week, or time, with the push of a button. | WiFi Control Automatic Fish Feeder

Is there anything you can't do from your smartphone these days? Feeding the fish isn't on that list. This fish feeder from lychee comes with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi control and an easy-to-use app, which means you can keep them nourished remotely wherever you are with your phone. If you want, the supported voice command function – yes, there's even voice command – lets you control the feeder simply by telling it what to do. We want to try this just for the sheer fun of it. The package comes with an affixing clip, Velcro, a USB power cable, and of course a manual, since even fish feeding is high tech now.

Lefunpets Automatic Fish Feeder, Aquarium Tank Timer Auto Feeder with 2 Food Dispensers for Aquarium or Fish Tank
Manage every aspect of mealtimes, whether it's the amount of food or time of day. | Lefunpets Automatic fish feeder

Did you ever see the iCarly episode where Spencer keeps forgetting to feed his fish? He tried unsuccessfully to invent one of these, but now it's been manufactured for you. This product from Lefunpets is designed to give your fish either one or two daily meals. But you can override that and do it yourself, too, especially if you're helping to teach children how to care for their pets. The feeder comes with 50g and 100g fish food dispenser boxes. It can deliver powders, strips, pellets, or flakes. Installation is as easy as clipping it onto the edge of the tank and adding the batteries. By adjusting the simple slider, you can control exactly how much food is dispensed each time. Your fish will appreciate it.

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