Fish keeping is one of the favorite hobbies all over the globe. Food provided at regular feeding schedule and in proper amounts is very important. But in today’s busy world it is very hard to maintain a correct feeding schedule. Hence, to solve this problem we have automatic fish feeder which gives the owner ample amount of time in his hands so he can devote his mind in doing other work.
As anyone can guess, an automatic fish feeder is electric or electronic instrument which feeds domestic fish at regular intervals. Automatic fish feeder is very handy for the people with erratic work schedule, people who need to go on a vacation and elder or disabled people who are not in a position to feed the fish themselves in which case the exact time and the proper amount of food in the automatic fish feeder can be set and left on its own.
In the market, there are many types of automatic fish feeder which are designed for aquariums as well as ponds for both domestic as well as commercial use. But the main types of automatic fish feeder are designed based on the feeding levels of the fish. They are; surface level, mid-water level and bottom level.
Most of the commonly available automatic fish feeders are surface level type. Due to the lack of demand the mid-water level automatic fish feeder and bottom level automatic fish feeder are scarce. Whatever, for an aquarist the automatic fish feeder is a very helpful time saver. They are affordable and easy to maintain. Hence, the demand for automatic fish feeder is on rise.