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jjboods
05/21/2007, 12:43 PM
I'd like to feed my corals. I don't have the time to devote to spot feeding, turning off pumps, etc. Is there a good food that can just be added to the tank that will carry with the currents?

alan214
05/21/2007, 01:39 PM
Can you be more specific about what kind of corals you are wanting to feed? It makes a difference in what you use for food.

jjboods
05/21/2007, 01:53 PM
The ones I am concerned about are candy canes and rics. There isn't a problem, just want to start getting some good growth.

frederickk
05/22/2007, 03:50 AM
I feed mine with reefroids and cyclop-eeze freeze dried

jjboods
05/22/2007, 06:31 AM
And you don't shut down the pumps/PH's? You just let it float? Have you noticed a difference?

michaeldaly
05/22/2007, 07:15 AM
Invertebrate Banquet is good.

plandy
05/22/2007, 07:34 AM
Or/and you can use the ever popular green phytoplankton. Corals love them and readily respond to it. But this item needs to be refrigerated and bottle shaken occasionally.

jwinn
05/22/2007, 09:49 AM
I like to feed them the kent marine food...I forget the name but you can look it up on their site.

frederickk
05/22/2007, 04:00 PM
Yes I do shut down the pump with my aquacontroller II. I have the aquanote system over the laptop and just need to click on feed and the pumps stops for three minutes and then resume.

jjboods
05/22/2007, 04:32 PM
I'd like to feed my corals. I don't have the time to devote to spot feeding, turning off pumps, etc. Is there a good food that can just be added to the tank that will carry with the currents?

paran
05/22/2007, 04:32 PM
I've tried a bunch of different foods with my candy canes corals but I've haven't found anything they like yet. Though, I've never tried green phytoplankton.. might have to give that a try..

jjboods
05/22/2007, 04:33 PM
I've used DT's. Never noticed a big difference.