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Old 01/09/2008, 11:03 PM   #1
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Started grow out tank.. What to feed?

I started myself a 20G grow out tank, with a 10G sump Chocked full of LR, No skimmer, 400W Heater, Eggcrate coral ladder, and a 250W MH 14K, No fish or shrimp, no clean up crew.

Everything is doing pretty well so far, I;ve had it running for about 2 months now, and just started to add corals.

Most all are various types of SPS

The question is, what do I feed a tank like this?
Tonight I feed a tad of Reef Chilli, and the other day I feed Marine Snow.

What should I be feeding and how often?
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Old 01/10/2008, 10:51 AM   #2
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I am starting the same thing (kinda). it will be connected to an anemone tank. This will allow the corals to eat from the fish waste.

why not add a few small fish in there?


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Old 01/10/2008, 10:55 AM   #3
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I guess I could add fish,
but I thought it would be a better system without fish cause I didn't think corals ate fish waste?


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Old 01/10/2008, 12:57 PM   #4
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Steve. Add a couple fish in there and feed them as usual. If anything, throw some rotifeast in there once awhile.


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Old 01/10/2008, 04:15 PM   #5
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Got it thanks!!
After reading this, I just went over to Johns and got a small red wrass.

He's already doing very well in the tank, out and about picking at rocks etc..

So don't "feed" the corals anything but light and the fish as normal.


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Old 01/10/2008, 04:39 PM   #6
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I also feed rotifeast and a few other goodies, but rotifeast is plenty


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