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Old 10-10-2004, 06:15 PM   #11
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Lando: whats DT?
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How will I know if they need a bit extra food though (if the bits floating about aren't enough). What are the signs?
Slow to no growth can be a sign that the animal isn't getting the proper food. But this could also be due to a deficient lighting situation, poor water quality, etc... Its hard to say.
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go to www.dtplankton.com to learn more about DT's phytoplankton.
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Excellent, I've found some in the UK.

So, do you just squirt it straight into the water once a week or something?

No negative effects on water quality?

Why is it better than Marine Snow etc.?
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How do I know that when I squirt it in, it won't just stay on the surface and it will actually get to my corals??

And, I have an external Eheim canister wet/dry filter. I guess some of the phytoplankton will get into my filter and perhaps stay there and build up with the other detritus. Will this cause any problems with anything?
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Dt's is good stuff I also use Liquid life bio plankton and coral plankton also very good stuff. You just add the required amount and it gets mixed in the water with the current
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Cool - any problems if it gets stuck in the filter?
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No, it disperses in the water and you don't even know its there.
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I just put in three cap fulls once a week. It just mixes in with the water. They are only like .5 microns in size so they will easily slip through any filter membrane.
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Great - I guess I'll have to be careful with placement of powerheads to make sure the plankton actually gets to my corals though

Sounds like DT is the way to go...
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