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How do you feed your fish?

Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by leopardshark, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. leopardshark

    leopardshark Registered

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    Ok
    I'm intrigued..

    I've been feeding my fish like this for a while now

    So what I do I'd buy gamma blocks blister packs and chop a few bits of the blocks and freeze them
    In a takeaway container.

    I've been taking container out of the freezer and choping a bit of this block and a bit off that block then i defrost it in ro water and pour it in the tank from a shot glass and my fish go mental for it [​IMG]

    I Have krill Pacifica,Bryne and mysis and Rotifers in this one.

    Sometimes polychates and Cyclops lobster eggs I also sometimes put spirulina flakes in their too(the shot glass not the freezer lol)
     
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  2. warby

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    Iv got several gamma blister packs in the freezer. (Mysis, brine quintet, marine cuisine, vegetable, squid, prawn, red plankton, lobster eggs) they get 4 cubes per day and I try to mix it up so it's not the same everyday
     
  3. 372xp

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    Same as. Chop a few bits off put them in a milk bottle lid and float them in the sump until defrosted. The lid has tiny holes in and the oils leak through into the water, the fish can sense this so by the time its thawed out there champin at the bit. It takes them no time to polish it off even with pumps on max. I feed 1 cube a day, a mix of different ones, plus seaweed.
     
  4. penzo

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    Flake,mysis,krill.seaweed etc.
     
  5. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Admin Staff Member

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    wouldnt waste ro water to defrost
    i use a bit of tank water or even tap if i cant be bothered to walk that far

    Nori from sainsburys on a clip
     
  6. mgreenough

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    My regime is an alternation of frozen mysis, calanus flakes mixed with veg flakes, frozen cyclops and oyster eggs.

    I put in liquid phytoplankton on a sunday, and frozen green and red plankton mid week.

    Just bought some d&d reef paste which the whole tank goes mental over. This is fed twice a week.

    It is great when the tank gets more variety of food than what I get.
     
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  7. warby

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    Forgot to add I also use flake food....one algae based and one meat based (i think I'm on brine shrimp based at the minute)

    Along with some dd reef paste every now and then.
     
  8. Andi

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    Must admit my fish are better fed than me also! Mysis, brineshrimp (nowt' wrong with a bit of cake!), marine quintet, marine mix, chopped fish (for Spike the lionfish), whole cockles (for Phatboy the Picasso), New Era marine, vegetarian and algae flakes, Asda's Nori sheets, DD paste, New Era marine pellets, also my fingers if I'm not careful!(Phatboys a little sh*t!!!!!!).
     
  9. penzo

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    Do you think you may have left anything out andi?:lol:
     
  10. Andi

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    Errrrrmmmm not really! Oh yeah and I find rotifers handy for opening up sun corals so you can feed them!
     
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