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roons
07/02/2006, 08:02 AM
did you notice any change in your tank? ive been dosing for about 2 years now along with liquid life coralplankton(dead rotifers)....................im thinking about stopping the dt's but continuing the liquid life ................its just an added expense, plus i forget to shake bottle, forget to dose..................and im really not positive its doing much to justify the expense of purchasing and shipping etc......................

graveyardworm
07/02/2006, 08:14 AM
The only potentially bad thing with dosing for a period of time and then stopping. There is a lot of life which depends on the regular dosing, pod populations, sponges, filter feeders, etc.. These populations have grown to a level which the feeding supports. By suddenly discontinueing feeding these populations are now going to readjust to the availability of less food. This means dieoff, and at the very least will probably cause an algae bloom.