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Old 03-15-2013, 02:06 PM   #1
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Direct Feeding a Hammer Coral

I know the Hammer is photosynthetic, however I was wondering if there is a safe method of increasing it's growth rate. I know, I know, patience... Just wondering is anybody knows of a 'Steroid' for getting the hammer to grow quicker.

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Old 03-15-2013, 03:11 PM   #2
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I've never target fed mine in 15 yrs now and it's as big as a basketball.
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Old 03-16-2013, 08:41 PM   #3
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target feeding really isnt a huge deal with the hammers although i would say mysis shrimp would be a good meaty food if you do decide to nail it with something. Mix a sliver of food in a small cup with your tank water suck it up with a turkey baster or something similar to that and just shoot away at it!
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Make sure you feed only once a week
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:20 PM   #5
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For increased growth, feed your hammer meaty food and keep stable, good water quality.
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:41 AM   #6
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I feed mine every week and they grow good. Don't think it's necessary but it's fun to feed them for me.
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:22 PM   #7
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I don't feed mine nothing and its growth has trippled in a year.
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I don't feed mine nothing and its growth has trippled in a year.
It would grow even faster if you fed it.
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Don't feed my hammer very often and went from 2 heads to about 9 in a year
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:00 PM   #10
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Were would you even feed it ? just put the food in the tenticals?
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