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Old 05/21/2007, 01:43 PM   #1
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Reef Feeding

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?


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Old 05/21/2007, 02:39 PM   #2
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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.


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Old 05/21/2007, 02:53 PM   #3
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The ones I am concerned about are candy canes and rics. There isn't a problem, just want to start getting some good growth.


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Old 05/22/2007, 04:50 AM   #4
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I feed mine with reefroids and cyclop-eeze freeze dried


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Old 05/22/2007, 07:31 AM   #5
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And you don't shut down the pumps/PH's? You just let it float? Have you noticed a difference?


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Old 05/22/2007, 08:15 AM   #6
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Invertebrate Banquet is good.


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Old 05/22/2007, 08:34 AM   #7
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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.


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Old 05/22/2007, 10:49 AM   #8
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I like to feed them the kent marine food...I forget the name but you can look it up on their site.


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Old 05/22/2007, 05:00 PM   #9
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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.


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Old 05/22/2007, 05:32 PM   #10
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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?


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Old 05/22/2007, 05:32 PM   #11
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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..


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Old 05/22/2007, 05:33 PM   #12
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I've used DT's. Never noticed a big difference.


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