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Old 09-28-2003, 02:01 PM   #1
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good food for a herbivor

what is a good food for a yellow tang? its eating algae and brine shrimp and mysis shrimp right now but im looking too add some more greens into its diet, do you know of any good foods, preferabley frozen or live.
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Old 09-28-2003, 03:32 PM   #2
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Nori (seaweed) is what a lot of people on here feed their tangs. I also believe they feed them lettuce, spinach, etc...
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i will look for some sea weed next time im at my lfs, is it fresh or dried out?
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the seaweed is dried i was told to put some of those little glass stones in a corner of the aquarium because alage will grow on them easily. so far the kole has not noticed
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I cant get nori locally at my grocery and the seaweed at the LFS is so expenseive for what you get.

I order mine online. See the following post for details

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewto...highlight=nori
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Old 09-28-2003, 06:01 PM   #6
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You have a Publix near by, FF? That is where I get mine. Its about $1.25 + tax for 5 sheets.
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WHat the heck is publix?

U would be amazed at what little we DO have here.
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what about the sea weed that is for sale at chinese markets?
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Sure as long as its dried and not seasoned.
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Publix is a rather large grocery store chain.

Ahh. You are in Virginia. Yeah Publix only has stores located in the Southeast.
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