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Old 04-30-2012, 10:35 AM   #1
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Vacation feeding

Summer is coming upand I there are a few things I had in mind that I wanted to do this summer but they would take me away from my 50 gallon aquarium for about 4-6 days. I dont really have anyone close that lives around me that could feed my fish. Ive seen the tablets that you can put in your tank but I thought they were mainly for freshwater fish and didnt know how well they would work. Anyone have any good ideas for a good way to feed your fish while yourre gone. The fish I have in my tank right now are a porcupine puff, 2 clownfish, and a domino damsel, and a peppermint shrimp Im looking to add a few more fish also and possibly some coral.
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They have automatic feeders that will feed your tank. I would not feed those tablets as they will leave too much excessive nutrients in your tank and the next thing you know your tank is full of algea.
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Just got back from 8 days away. Used an auto feeder with a mix of sinking pellets, flake, cut up seaweed and some dried shrimp. Came back to a happy tank!!!
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