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Old 04-17-2010, 03:56 AM   #1
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So I picked up some live phytoplankton on ebay for a little copepod tank I made. Is it a good idea to feed the main DT as well?

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copepod tank is a 2.5gallon with nothing but salt water and pods in it with a small clump of cheato. (I found a link online saying nothing more was needed for a pod tank).

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20gallon with 25lbs live rock. A couple fish, and alot of corals (SPS, LPS, mushrooms, and zoanthids) plus a clam. (crocea).

With just 20g (and SPS) I am worried about over feeding. Should I just stick with the phytoplankton for the pods only?

What else can I do with live phyto? Its in the fridge right now, and I shake it well each day. Anything else to know? The seller has great feedback, so I assume hes got safe stuff.
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Old 04-17-2010, 04:32 AM   #2
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It's very easy to over do it with phytoplankton and really mess up your DT.
Feed the cocopods the phyto and feed the pods to your DT.IMO
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Is it DT`s pytoplankton or another brand?
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Is it DT`s pytoplankton or another brand?
Its a no name brand. Made by the seller.
Live Phytoplankton -3 species - Feed your Corals!! - eBay (item 150432368707 end time May-10-10 06:20:44 PDT)
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It would not show me the link but It should be OK but as TC said earlier it`s easy to over do it. I would under feed whatever the directions say.
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Hmm...Thats strange about the link. It wouldnt allow me either. Ebay can be buggy at times. Here is the item number incase interested. 150432368707
I will leave it for the pod tank and simply transfer pods to the DT.
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