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Old 12/28/2007, 09:55 PM   #1
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What do you feed your fish?

Hello:
What is the best (type and brand) food combination (dry and frozen) in your opinion for an aquarium with mixed types of small and medium fish. I would like quality and something that the fish would like with no problems. I would prefer the ones that contains more natural marine stuff in it also.
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Old 12/28/2007, 10:00 PM   #2
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i feed spectrum pellets and hikari frozen mysis, and some other hikari stuff.


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Old 12/28/2007, 10:05 PM   #3
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I feed Rods Food, brine shrimp, spirulina enriched brine, cyclopeeze, zooplankton, and occasionally Prime Reef Flakes and ORA glow. I soak the brine and zooplankton in selcon.


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Old 12/28/2007, 10:12 PM   #4
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Mysis, brine, cyclops, zooplankton, flake, artic-pods, nori...give them a wide variety...


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Old 12/28/2007, 10:17 PM   #5
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My vote for Rod's It's SweLL!


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Old 12/28/2007, 10:51 PM   #6
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Give Formula1 mixed with PrimeReef a try. Both can be found at most LFS at a very reasonable price. They are frozen so you will have to thaw them out before you feed.


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Old 12/28/2007, 11:00 PM   #7
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The formula cubes are good. I use mysis and brine shrimp soaked in selcon. Some of the coral food I soak in vitamins geared towards corals. Just use a variety, and use vitamin supplements to make sure they are getting amino acids, etc. Some of the supplements have a little garlic in them, which is "supposed" to help their immune system. Whether it does or not, it sure seems to boost their appetite.


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Old 12/29/2007, 04:35 AM   #8
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Old 12/29/2007, 06:48 AM   #9
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Blue Zoo Mix fish go wild


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Old 12/29/2007, 07:48 AM   #10
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I feed Prime Reef flakes, Frozen Mysis, Cyclopeeze, and Formula 2.

I also dose DT's phytoplankton every other day for the filter feeders and fauna in the tank.


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Old 12/29/2007, 08:51 AM   #11
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I feed Rods, Mysis,and cyclopeze. I vary the Rods and Mysis. I spot feed a lot of my smaller LPS with the cyclopeze.


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Old 12/29/2007, 01:47 PM   #12
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I feed flaked, cyclopeeze, mysis, brime shrimp, krill, daphnia, sea veggies, and lobster eggs.


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Old 12/29/2007, 08:14 PM   #13
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I feed gold fish flakes.


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Old 12/29/2007, 08:25 PM   #14
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I feed PE Mysis, Roti Feast, and frozen SF Bay Brand Emerald Entree and Marine Cuisine.


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Old 12/29/2007, 08:35 PM   #15
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I like to use a variety. Flake, frozen, fresh brine, ghost shrimp. There is a variety frozen pack I like to get too. Has a cube of all the different types of frozen foods. Found out none of my fish like squid that way.


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Old 12/30/2007, 12:13 AM   #16
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What fish do you keep?

Different fish have different needs.


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Old 12/30/2007, 05:08 AM   #17
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Different flakes, Prime reef, shredded krill, mysis, brine and baby brine, cyclopeez, and some kind of pellet my lfs gave me.


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Old 12/30/2007, 10:53 AM   #18
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I feed a combination of any two of the following every second day; mysis, krill, bloodworms, squid, enriched brine, live brine, rotifers, ocean plankton. I feed a mixture of cyclop-eeze, Formula One small pellets, New Life Spectrum small pellets, and spirulina flakes every other day. I also feed all three colors of nori, red, green, and purple, on a rotating basis.


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Old 12/30/2007, 11:00 AM   #19
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mysis, brine shrimp, phyto daily
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Old 01/02/2008, 02:27 AM   #20
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wow! Thanks for the replies!
I´ll take notes to look for the products around here and on line as well. Please keep posting. I´m sure there are more people enjoying the thread like me.
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Old 01/02/2008, 05:28 AM   #21
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I make my own frozen (scallops, shrimp, cyclopeze, garlic and selcon). Once a week I feed spectrum pellets and omega flake. Algae sheets 3 times a week.


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Old 01/02/2008, 01:35 PM   #22
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Originally posted by flyguy7150
i feed spectrum pellets and hikari frozen mysis, and some other hikari stuff.
I was feeding my fish with Hikari Marine "A" food pellets and Hikari frozen Mysis shrimp. I always had a problem with diatom brown algae and hair algae for years. I finally change food brand and now using Ocean Nutrition Formula 2 and noticed the algae problem is going away. I have been using a refugium, Rowaphos and a strong protein skimmer while having algae problem. Just wondering if you are having the same problem using the Hikari products.


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