272 likes. 9 years ago. flowerhorns. (Yesterday my Flowerhorn stopped eating and I noticed his kok was becoming soft and deflated. Flowerhorn Fish is an American Cichlid with a large, bulky and oval body with fan-shaped fins and bright colored Kok in its head. Ok. How often do you feed? answer #2. southern creature. They are large fish reaching between 12 – 16 inches in length. And then people started looking for pearl, the patterns on the side, short body, facial structure, and on and on. But it's head is not prominent yet. Pls advice. I have a flowerhorn fish measuring about 5" long. I use to feed only Humpy head & Redsyn. Other flowerhorns I've cared for that weren't mine only missed meals when they were sick or stressed. Colour also getting faded (though it was quite reddish few days back). Think of someone who drinks alcohol they start to require more and more to feel what they used to feel. I had changed 75% of his water on 11/25 and when I noticed the problem yesterday I changed 75% again. I had changed 75% of his water on 11/25 and when I noticed the problem yesterday I changed 75% again. Flowerhorn not eating and kok is deflating 12/3/18 Hello crew and thank for any help you can offer me. Also it consumes food 3 times a day & showing some hiding nature. Aquarium. Flowerhorn Farming. In most of the strains, the fish has a black horizontal marking in its body. I feed my fish every other day. As the Flowerhorn scene progressed, so did people’s wants. My flowerhorn is a pig and never misses a meal. The fish has long and pointed dorsal and anal fins while their caudal fin is rounded, spade-like appearance. Different Flowerhorn foods on the market all contain various volumes and percentages of these ingredients and this in itself is why mixing up your Flowerhorns food is so important. As living creatures ingest things whether it be or drink we can start to build up a tolerance for it. Initially, it was the breed, size of the flowerhorn’s head, also know as the “kok” or “nuchal hump” and color that people focused on. (Yesterday my Flowerhorn stopped eating and I noticed his kok was becoming soft and deflated. Regards, Santosh. The growth of Kok of a Flowerhorn no doubt depends upon the genes but apart from that if you follow the tips mentioned above you will find that the Flowerhorn.. Flowerhorn not eating and kok is deflating 12/3/18 Hello crew and thank for any help you can offer me. Also what is his regular food and favorite treat?