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Old 05/24/2007, 08:32 PM   #1
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Feeding Time

Can anyone advise me on how to feed Cyclopeze. I have some of the frozen kind but when I put a small piece in the tank it breaks up into a million tiny organisms that my fish don't want to eat. Anyone have any experience with this.


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Old 05/25/2007, 05:47 AM   #2
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Maybe they just need time to adjust? I alternate between frozen Cyclopeeze and pellets soaked in Selcon. Every time I try something new it seems like they gotta get used to it. Now all of my fish, 2 Ocellaris clowns, a fire goby and a Canary Wrasse absolutely love Cyclopeeze.


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Old 05/25/2007, 05:49 AM   #3
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BTW, it's supposed to break up into a million little pieces.


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Old 05/27/2007, 05:58 PM   #4
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Old 05/27/2007, 06:24 PM   #5
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Old 05/30/2007, 10:00 AM   #6
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When feeding cyclopeze I had the most succes with thawing it first in a little jar in my fridge. I would put the cyclopeze in some tank water and let it thaw for several hours. I would then drain out the water by pouring it all through a metal filter. I would then take the drained cyclopeze and put it back into the jar but now with fresh water. Turn off the pump and your protein skimmer. I then try to target feed the corals with a turkey baster and the fish eat all the excess.
Also I soak any frozen food in garlic and selcon while it is thawing (part of the reason I drain to make sure all toxins/preservatives are out of the water and you are not pouring that in the tank.), but the garlic make the fish go nuts and they will eat like mad men. I usually leave pumps and skimmers off for an hour or so after I feed so everything in the tank has a fair chance at the cyclopeze.
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