Aquarium Forum A forum devoted to aquarium fish, plants, techniques and fish keeping as a whole. en african cichlids of lake malawi-fry<script language='JavaScript' type='text/javascript'> <!-- --> </script> our female cichlid just spew her fry we saved 3 what and when should we feed them? aperez_rowell 2008-08-04 Answer no. 1 Artemia Salina. Live are the best option. jan 2008-08-04 Answer no. 2 small regular meals 3-4 times per day.It will not take them long before they are eating the regular food that the parents are eating mickey 2008-08-11 Answer no. 3 Lake Malawi cichlids usually eat plenty of algae in the wild. A really good food for them would be something containing spirulina. Spirulina is a blue-green algae that has many health benefits. It is easy to digest, contains plenty of protein and it helps with color enhancement. meliss_cole 2008-08-12