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Unread 01/09/2020, 10:21 AM   #1
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Coral food mix

I have some products i'd like to try on some corals, lps and zoas basically, I managed to get some foods used in shrimp and fish farms, dried krill, spirulina algae, and a mysis, artemia and fish meal mix, the krill is not as fine as the other two, I'm looking for a way to pulverize it even more, the other two are a really fine powder, m question is what % of each should I add to the mix? here are some photos of each one...

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Unread 01/12/2020, 07:30 PM   #2
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LPS and zoas don't eat spirulina, only meaty stuff. For the LPS, just feed whole mysis/krill, as it's easier for them to eat and nothing goes to waste. For the zoas, finer food is good, but not as fine as powder. I think powder is mainly for SPS with very small polyps.

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Unread 01/13/2020, 11:36 AM   #3
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mysis and spirulina are about the same size as reef roids or coral frenzy, dried krill is a bit bigger but not much, normally I use a syringe to feed them so they have to be the right size to get through the hole in it...

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Unread 02/03/2020, 10:14 PM   #4
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If making your own coral food. I recommend trying fresh seafood not just dried. much more beneficial.

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