Finally got to target feed my candy cane!

Discussion in 'LPS Corals' started by Hoopastank, Sep 10, 2015.

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  1. Hoopastank

    Hoopastank Spaghetti Worm

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    Cool stuff!!! Tentacles out and feeding commenced. Lol

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  3. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Great!
    I have never spot fed mine, or any other coral for that matter.
    They seem to grow. I've read that >95% of a corals energy is derived essentially form light,
    which causes the simbiote Zooanthellae algae in them to photosunthesize, producing O2 and food, which the coral uses for food.

    I dunno
     
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  4. Hoopastank

    Hoopastank Spaghetti Worm

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    I would absolutely agree with you! Just something i wanted to do! :)
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Same here my man.
     
  6. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    While I agree there is absolutely no need to; it's fun to watch how quickly coral can wrap around a piece of food. Plus, I used to power feed my acans for growth.
     
  7. Hoopastank

    Hoopastank Spaghetti Worm

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    Things that I have read say to feed them twice a week. It was just cool to see the way the eat!
     
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  9. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    good news hoop! :) it is fun to watch them eat
     
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  10. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    As long as you don't foul your water quality, I see no disadvantage to feeding. It usually produces more color and growth in corals which is what we all strive for.
     
  11. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    I'm a believer in feeding my LPS, worked very well for me the last few years. Great growth and colors plus it is really cool to watch them eat
     
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  12. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Yeah next week you guys will be complaining that your corals have gotten too big for your tank.:)
     
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