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Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by Triplemom, Aug 29, 2009.

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  1. Jacwil

    Jacwil Coral Banded Shrimp

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    They are non-photosynthetic and yes you must feed them. Look a cpl threads dwn...there's more info there and throughout 3R.;)
     
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  3. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    It IS photo synthetic. I don't think you have to feed it, but it definitely responds well to food.
     
  4. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    Just a quick question, where do you guys have your duncans placed in your tank? Mine is halfway up in my tank right now.
     
  5. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    i have it on the bottom in partial (maybe 20%) shade under T5's and it's doing awesome.
     
  6. Rasta

    Rasta Plankton

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    love them hope to get a couple heads.;D
     
  7. Powerman

    Powerman Giant Squid

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    Thanks, I didn't want to be confused. I could target feed, but my wife already thinks I am nuts over the tank. I sort of didn't want to confirm it to her.;D
     
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  9. tatted4ever

    tatted4ever Clown Trigger

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    I think it was confirmed with your skimmer purchase.... unless you hid the receipt from her ;D
     
  10. Powerman

    Powerman Giant Squid

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    Duh!
     
  11. Jacwil

    Jacwil Coral Banded Shrimp

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    OK now I'm confused. Which species of Dendrophylliidae do you say IS photosynthetic and contains that endosymbiotic algae?
     
  12. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    I am saying the genus of Dendrophyllia (not to be mistaken with tubastraea (sun corals)) is photo synthetic.

    Not an expert on it - but it is what I have read.

    I know most of the family dendrophylliidae is non-photosynthetic, but pretty sure that the genus dendrophyllia and duncanopsammia are.