What is the best food for corals?

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by Ralphj, Aug 27, 2013.

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  1. frankdontsurf

    frankdontsurf Astrea Snail

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    So every 3 days you pretty much feed everything by turning off the filter, leaving the circulation on, and dumping lets say brine and reef-roids in the water? Just trying to clarify myself :)
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, if I am busy though I do not turn off the pumps, always afraid I will get distracted and forget.

    Feeding 2 fish is easy and fast, feeding the corals takes a little longer. By feeding every 3 days I reduce the chances of a decline in water quality.

    If you have young fish like Clowns or other fish requiring frequent feedings I do not suggest waiting 3 days in between feedings. My fish are old and my tank established so the fish can dine on pods and such between feedings.


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  4. Thor

    Thor Coral Banded Shrimp

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    There is also a lot of discussion lately with Amino Acid supplements, especially in ULNS systems. I'm not sure which side of the fence I fall into on that debate yet. And, I'm not sure if you want to consider that a feeding or supplement.

    The above being said, the few systems I've seen that religiously adhere to the ZEOVIT system, for example, wherein amino acids are a key component/supplement, have at least peaked my interest.

    So I'm not saying one way or another (yup I'm a fence sitter), but if you haven't already looked into amino acids (Reef Roids, ZEOVIT, Red Sea has some now too), it may be something you want to look into a bit more.