Bacteria as primary food source.

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  1. Servillius

    Servillius Montipora Digitata

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    Okay, so I've been having a wacky thought. What if I set up a heavily skimmed SPS reef and added bacteria as my primary additive. It seems this would make a great primary food source and drive secondary and tertiary populations, right?

    Could the bloom risk be controlled? If I used auto-dosing, would bacteria consuming critters help keep it in check?

    I know its a silly thought, but I had to ask.
     
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  3. Thatgrimguy

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    What bacteria strains and how do you intend to produce them?
     
  4. Servillius

    Servillius Montipora Digitata

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    That's why I'm asking in Dr. Tim's forum. I'm hoping he can provide some of the necessary expertise and an idea of whether this is even a viable line of thinking.