Spot feeding

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  1. CG

    CG Bristle Worm

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    Do you think I have to spot feed zoo/phytoplankton even if my tank is only 29 gallons?? Thanks
     
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  3. reefman_MC

    reefman_MC Aiptasia Anemone

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    It's always best if you target feed. When you target feed your guaranteed that each animal is getting food. I target feed every filter feeder in my tank at least every other day. Your animals will live if you don't target feed, but they'll grow alot faster if you do.
     
  4. Speedy

    Speedy Fire Shrimp

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    I've heard of people using a turkey baster to spot feed.

    Is this the best way? Is there any other?
     
  5. reefman_MC

    reefman_MC Aiptasia Anemone

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    Do you know the little things that are used to suck snot out of a babies nose. I know it sounded nasty, but i don't know what else they're called. That's what i use.
     
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    [quote author=reefman_MC link=board=Coral;num=1077755263;start=0#3 date=02/27/04 at 17:15:53]Do you know the little things that are used to suck snot out of a babies nose. I know it sounded nasty, but i don't know what else they're called. That's what i use.[/quote]

    :eek: WHOA.
    Now I remember why I don't have kids. J/K
     
  7. hottielover14

    hottielover14 Torch Coral

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    what kind of food do u feed them. would a turkey baster work well.
     
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  9. reefman_MC

    reefman_MC Aiptasia Anemone

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    You can feed them any kind of plankton. I like DT's and kent brand. Kent has many diiferent varieties each with their own little perks.
     
  10. szogun

    szogun Feather Duster

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    I saw a big difference when I switched from Kent Dead plankton to DT's IMO its the best way to go my gorgonian started opening all the polyps after the change to DT's.

    The only drawback is that DT's are more expensive but well worth it IMO [smiley=2thumbsup.gif]
     
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    hottielover14 Torch Coral

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