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Old 11-24-2006, 09:55 PM   #1
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feeding a torch coral?

does anyone know if I am supposed to feed a torch coral? I realize the light is feeding it daily but I read about feeding it pieces of krill. Can someone tell me how/or if to do this?
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I put phytoplankton in my water for all my corals. I dont target feed any of my corals except my sun polyps which I have to.
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I don't feed my torch coral and it is just fine.

Add in some DT's Phyto and they should be just fine.
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No need to target feed the torch. It will get what it needs from the light and water column.
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I don't feed my torch coral and it is just fine.

Add in some DT's Phyto and they should be just fine.
I keep hearing about this but could you tell me what it is? I geuss Phytoplankton?
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Yes it is a live phytoplankton sold as DT`s phytoplankton. I`ll see if I can find a link.
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Somewhat pricey, but a gret food for filter feeding corals.

http://www.dtplankton.com/

Like said though, I only add DT's occasionally. Most of the time I don't feed the corals at all.
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I feed occasional also . I also use those oyster eggs in that link to give some variety to my corals.
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The presenters at MACNA mentioned Oyster Eggs a lot, especially for corals which are freshly fragged, damaged, etc. They are easily taken in, I assume. I cannot find Oyster Eggs around here, so I'm jealous.
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