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Old 03-21-2004, 12:48 PM   #1
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how about copepods?

what should i feed them? i got a bunch of copepods in my fuge and i'm not sure what to feed them?

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im not too sure but i think i read somewhere that pods eat phyto, or at least some do anyways
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Old 03-21-2004, 04:57 PM   #3
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Copepods and the other macro fauna in you fuge/display are scavengers and as such will eat whatever they can find. You will be suprised what makes it into the fuge from the display. That said though, if you add anything, live or frozen phytoplankton in small amounts once or twice a week would be the best sollution if one is really needed. Be careful not to overdo it though. The additions can easily lower water quality and increase nuisance algaes.

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I talked to the breeders on the links I posted , they said to feed them brine or frozen food. If not they will eat each other.Mysid that is , I think some of the other pods eat algae, etc...(above stated)
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