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Old 01/07/2008, 10:00 PM   #1
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what to feed feather dusters and I have a fluval

What do feather dusters eat? I have a 60 gal with about 90 lbs lr and 100 lbs of LS about 2-3 in. I also have a fluval mechanical filter. As I have read here, it seem sit would be better to take the white filter out, maybe leave the carbon and take out the other media which are little cylinders with holes in the middle? Is that true??

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Old 01/07/2008, 10:05 PM   #2
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These worms filter feed and will not need any additional feeding if you already add photo or any small frown bits of food.

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Old 01/07/2008, 10:28 PM   #3
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Thats what people say not to use ur filter but my brothers tank is doing fantastic and he has a canister filter

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Old 01/08/2008, 07:09 AM   #4
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They feed on bacteria and phytoplankton and need lots of it. If you have one of the large species, it will need supplemental feeding. For most species zooplankton and crushed fish food are too big to be eaten.

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Old 01/08/2008, 07:19 AM   #5
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They do not need to be target fed. I have had mine for over 4 years now and have never fed it once. They filter the water and there should be more than enough food in the water column for them...

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Old 01/08/2008, 08:01 AM   #6
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I've heard you can use cyclopeeze to target feed them. I don't have enough experience to know how often to do it, or if it's even necessary.


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