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Old 12-12-2011, 05:35 PM   #1
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best marine fish food brand??

whats the best marine fish food out there?? I currently have a mbuna cichlid tank and they ALL love the "new life" cichlid food and i was wondering what the best marine fish food out there.

Im in the process of building my 29gallon salt and i figured ill order some food while im stocking up on my supplies. I plan on having a designer clown (snowflake or picasso), a dwarf angle, a purple firefish and a cardinalfish

Ps-I did a search on food brands and nothing usefull poped out @ me
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i would (and do) feed a variety of foods. i would not stick with just flake. i do like the "ocean nutrition" brand flakes though. "prime reef" and "formula 2 marine pellet" are what i'm using at the moment. no complaints, but i only use the processed foods about twice a week. i make my own fish food as well, with fresh ingredients.
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I too use ocean nutrition. But as Doug said variety is the key. I feed flake, vitamin fortified brine and frozen mysis. I also feed dried seaweed sheets.
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Old 12-13-2011, 12:45 AM   #6
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i would (and do) feed a variety of foods. i would not stick with just flake. i do like the "ocean nutrition" brand flakes though. "prime reef" and "formula 2 marine pellet" are what i'm using at the moment. no complaints, but i only use the processed foods about twice a week. i make my own fish food as well, with fresh ingredients.
how would i find out if te fish i plan on keeping need a "high" or "low" protein diet?? thats pretty much the only difference i see btwn the formula 1 and formula 2 pellets.

what ingrediants do you use to make your own food??

I made my own cichlid food and those d*mn buggers didnt eat it...lol. It was a cucumber/lettice/garlic mix that 90% of it settle down on the substrate cuz they didnt like it...lol. Hopefuly ill have better luck with my marine family
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For homemade marine, basically anything from the fresh seafood section at the grocery store - scallops, clams, shrimp, mollusks, squid, etc.
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For frozen food my fish prefer Rod's. Excellent mixture of ingredients and I believe each individual finds their favorite in it.
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Just wondering, what are some fresh food I can make for my fish? I heard blending certain food is good but I have no recipes.
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For homemade marine, basically anything from the fresh seafood section at the grocery store - scallops, clams, shrimp, mollusks, squid, etc.
wow....they might not get those cuz i love the listed items too...lol
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