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Old 06-12-2005, 12:20 PM   #11
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I only feed mine every other day. Been doing so for 8 years with no algea problems. Knock on wood. Have a good day

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I do feed only when the lights are on. I make sure they eat it all up (little piggys, they scarf it) and I fish out anything that I see that goes to the bottom.

I kind of got that flakes pollute from reading in this forum, so I suppose I'll stop the flakes, but how do you make sure the herbaviors get algae when you feed the frozen meat?

Okay, so only feed once per day, got it.

I have that pocket guide to marine fishes, and in there it tells you which fish should be fed when. Some of them, it's recommended to feed three times a day, but most is says twice. The guy who gave me his tank also said once a day... fair enough, once a day it is. This is not the first time I've found the book doesn't agree with the experts or my lfs.


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algae, brown algae

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