View Full Version : Best thing to feed with Anemone

01/24/2012, 07:55 PM
What is the best good for my green bubble tip? And how often should I feed it?

01/24/2012, 09:49 PM
BTAs will eat squid, krill, silversides, mysis, table shrimp, scallop, to name just some of the options. A couple of times per week is fine, small pieces no larger than a small peanut is preferable. Larger pieces are likely to be ingested, only to be expelled a few hours later. Some people don't target feed their anemones at all, so the only food the anemone gets is food the fish don't eat first. The majority of a BTA's nutritional needs is met through the zooxanthellae that live in their tissues.

01/24/2012, 11:53 PM
So target feeding him the same food the fish get (Rod's fish food) should do alright? Thanks in advance.

01/25/2012, 07:56 AM
absolutely fine. I feed mine raw uncooked table shrimp now and then.

01/25/2012, 08:27 PM
I have never fed my anemones. It is a hassle to spot feeding in my tank.

They are doing great with T5 lighting.

01/25/2012, 09:12 PM
I will probably feed it every once in a while just to make sure it is happy. But it is sitting on 4 x 18 watt T5's 2 x blue 2 x 10k blues are on from 6am - 8 pm. The whites are on from 8am - 6pm. So should be plenty.

01/26/2012, 01:08 PM
Is there a web site for Rodīs?

01/26/2012, 02:18 PM
http://www.rodsfood.com/ my fish seem to love it.

01/26/2012, 03:14 PM
Mine gets whatever the eel is getting that day. Squid, shrimp, krill, scallop, crabmeat, etc. I feed the eel every 2-3 days so the anemones are on the same schedule.