cyclop-eeze

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  1. JJK

    JJK Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    I've been hearing good things about cyclop-eeze, both for feeding fish and also corals. I figure I'll give it a try. Maybe even my finicky mandarin might eat some (so far she only eats pods).

    My question is this: Is there a practical difference between the frozen cyclop-eeze vs. the freeze-dried stuff? I can order the freeze-dried online, but for frozen I have to pay more at the lfs.
     
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  3. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    The problem with that freeze dried stuff is it floats. I have a can that I've barely used because of that. If I'm really bored I'll let it soak a while and mix it in with the other food.
     
  4. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    i use the frozen stuff and I like it. My mandarin (so far) doesn't respond to it at all. He only eats pods so far.

    It's an easy way to feed all the corals and fish. Sometimes I dose it during the day and sometimes at night... kind of alternate which corals can get it..
     
  5. GuitarMan89

    GuitarMan89 Giant Squid

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    I use the freeze dried stuff and found it works well. I mix it in a cup and use a turkey baster to dispense it. It doesn't float that way.
     
  6. Bunner

    Bunner Bubble Tip Anemone

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    i use the frozen stuff everything in my tank loves it
     
  7. dannydesiliva

    dannydesiliva Plankton

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    Well, I've been using the freeze-dried version of Cyclope-eze. My clown love it and my button polips also like it. I will order the frozen bar for my corals.
     
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  9. JJK

    JJK Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Update - I bought a bar of frozen stuff - pricey! It was almost $20 (Cdn) for the bar! But the fish seem to love it. The mandarin sniffed around a bit, but didn't take any. I wonder if I can entice him with a few more feedings. But for now, gotta continue my pod farm.
     
  10. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I use the freeze dried also and have found that by swirling it around in a glass of tank water , it disperses nicely through the tank and everything seems to react to its presence

    Steve
     
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  11. Triplemom

    Triplemom Pajama Cardinal

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    Ditto what Steve said. I actually mix it with a cup of tank water and let it sit a bit and stir several times. It mixes nicely that way (that was a tip from my LFS).
     
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  12. mocarski

    mocarski Bristle Worm

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    cyclopeeze is good stuff. I use the frozen. My acans love it.

    frozen bloodworms were recommended to me for feeding mandarins. Don't know much about em though.