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Old 07-22-2015, 09:40 PM   #11
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I don't think that's enough for a colony to survive. They must be snagging tidbits.


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I would assume he just posts the food in front of a power head. That's how everyone I know feeds corals. Most untouched food should end up in the protein skimmer or filter sock anyway. I feel like spot feeding is what leads to over feeding as you have to give each polyp food individually. In the wild they just pick up floating particles in the water so I think shoving food in their mouths is unnecessary


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Every once in a while I would feed by squirting some phyto plantonkton at the heads but once every few weeks. Some times they would catch some of the food I would feed the fish with. Defiitely woud not feed several times a week.
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Thanks, that's what I assumed.


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I use a turkey baster and feed my 2 colonies twice a week. I wouldn't say that every polyp gets food from my target feeding but both colonies seem to be doing really well. I love the sun coral and think that the time spent on feeding is well worth the effort


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Yeah, I just got my feeding method down I use a mix of plankton, small chopped scallops, and mysis shrimp in a baster as well.
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