Vitamin B9

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Also know as folic acid, Folacin and Vitamin M.


What it Does[edit | edit source]

Encourages growth, stimulates appetite and general alertness.


Symptoms of Deficiency[edit | edit source]

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


Prevention[edit | edit source]

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.

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