Phytoplankton

Discussion in 'Algae' started by Zgetman, Aug 12, 2015.

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  1. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    There are thousands of species of pods. Unless phyto is added you will end up with mostly amphipods.
    Some fish will only consume pods of certain types/sizes. Culturing is not hard but does take a little practice. There are plenty of videos and articles on the easiest ways. Plus you know exactly what you are growing.☺
     
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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    If you don't want to cultivate your own then look up algagen. Awesome products
     
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  4. Zgetman

    Zgetman Ritteri Anemone

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    The different types of algae give the copepods the nutrients they need to be the best source of food for breeding, and our aquaria. If you buy a mixture blend of phytoplankton and try to culture than the nano species will take over.
     
  5. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    do you have clowns that are spawning? or some other animal breeding?
     
  6. Zgetman

    Zgetman Ritteri Anemone

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    not yet. I am getting prepared for the ability to breed. I have studied and found that your cultures, rotifers, and copepods can crash on you. I want to be able to successfully grow the microfana before I am dealing with trying to breed fish.