How Often Do You Feed ?

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by oceansurf, Jan 2, 2010.

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  1. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    2 clowns and a flametail

    I feed 2-3x a week. One of those is the equivalent to half a cube of frozen (it's a home made mix though) and the other 1 or 2 times a week i use pellets or zooplankton.

    I feed the coral 2-3x a week and this inevitably means the fish get fed again as they eat most of the items i use for coral food (cyclo-pleeze and silversides). But sometimes I feed the coral rotifers and the fish don't eat that.
     
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  3. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    My fresh water parrot fish gets fed every other day. He is still small. He hasn't even changed colour yet,but, when I feed him, you wouldn't believe the amount of food he can get into that litte mouth. Should I be feeding him more ?
     
  4. rewris

    rewris Skunk Shrimp

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    1 maroon clown 1.5"
    1 Regal tang 2"
    1 Yellow tan 2"
    4 pseudo chromis less than 1"

    3-4 times a week.
     
  5. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    I feed once, sometimes twice a day. I know it's more than some people, but my fish are happy and I'm happy! It's usually equivalent to 1 cube of frozen mysis and some pellets.

    1 clown, 1 damsel, 1 royal gramma, 1 high fin perchlet, 1 red head pseudo.
     
  6. RedGambit

    RedGambit Giant Squid

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    Lord, I feed my tank small amounts 1-3 times a day lol.
     
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  7. Reef2Keep

    Reef2Keep Purple Spiny Lobster

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    9 fish (currently): 1 frozen cube once a day. Seaweed everyday. Corals 1-2 a week if I can remember...
     
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  9. AZDesertRat

    AZDesertRat Giant Squid

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    100G with two clowns, a yellow tang, foxface rabbitfish and purple pseudochromis, I feed 3 to 4 times a week skipping a day here and there. Most of the fish are over 6 years old and I have had them go over 13 years so I must be doing something right!
     
  10. Gexx

    Gexx Giant Squid

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    i feed every day but in small amounts.
     
  11. hddoutside

    hddoutside Fire Shrimp

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    I have only 3 fish in my saltwater tank, 29gallons. in my 40 gallon cube tank I feed out 1 a day. I got about 1 big, am talking about 6 inch, gold fish and a tiger oscar
     
  12. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I have been feeding my fish every other day, but one of the moderators told me once or twice a week was enough. I have a small set up ( 10 gallons )