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Old 02-18-2014, 08:29 PM   #1
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Phyto feast

I bought this for my corals and I see what's in it and basically is a bunch of algae. Will this algae ruin my tank and become a algae bloom
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Corals don't eat phyto, they eat zooplankton. However, it is not needed at all and usually just adds excess nutrients
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Corals don't eat phyto, they eat zooplankton. However, it is not needed at all and usually just adds excess nutrients
Will it cause lots of algae in my tank I hope not
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I mean feed sparingly but like I said corals eat zooplankton not phyto
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I mean feed sparingly but like I said corals eat zooplankton not phyto
Ok would oyster feast be a good choice
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It would be better than phyto
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It would be better than phyto
Ok thanks
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Also should I turn off my uv staralizer when I add this
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Nah it shouldn't matter. Just feed very sparingly like once a week
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If you have photosynthetic corals, you don't have to feed at all. Adding foods like this, even if made of algae, will cause algae blooms because of the phosphates that are added directly to the water column. Both this and your uv sterilizer can be returned for other things that can make things better for your coral...better skimmer, better light, ro/di...whatever the case may be.
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