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bosko
01/01/2009, 02:50 PM
i tested my water and nitrates were at 70. i think i am feeding my fish to much. i've been feeding 3 times a day(brine shrimp. pellets, and green sea weed). the fish eat the food real fast and are always begging for more. can sombody give some info on a good feeding schedule. thanks

Stevenx2
01/01/2009, 03:00 PM
Fish will ALWAYS beg for food and when you feed them they will ALWAYS behave as if the have been starving for 2 weeks :-)
I feed mine a small portion at lunch with a feeder (eheim feeder). I have 2 different compartments so one day the one sort the next day the other.
At night they get frozen food. That's all. Some people only feed once a day or every few days. It all depends what you've got in your tank.

MalHavoc
01/01/2009, 03:01 PM
What kind of fish? What kind of pellets? What is your filtration system like?

I feed my tank once a day, maybe once every two days. I only feed what they eat in a few seconds. But, I just have a pair of clownfish so I don't need to provide food for constant grazers like tangs, or specific diets like mandarin dragonettes.

bosko
01/01/2009, 03:24 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=14057476#post14057476 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by MalHavoc
What kind of fish? What kind of pellets? What is your filtration system like?

I feed my tank once a day, maybe once every two days. I only feed what they eat in a few seconds. But, I just have a pair of clownfish so I don't need to provide food for constant grazers like tangs, or specific diets like mandarin dragonettes.


i have 180 gal. with sump. 1 saifin tang. 2 yellow tangs, 1 blue hippo, 1 chromis, 2 clown, firefish, betta, green mandarin, 2 banngi, purple lobster