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Old 08-25-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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What to feed feather dusters.

Just wandering what I should feed my 2 Hawaiian feather dusters...... I ordered one phytogold I think is what it's called.
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Correct with your filter feeder food. Though I have never target fed mine. With a well stocked system they should get enough food from the water column.
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I have a live phytoplankton culture that I broadcast to my entire tank since just about everything eats it. I wouldn't do that with bottled phytoplankton though.
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This is what I bought! http://bit.ly/19TdeGt
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I also bought droppers so I can spot feed.
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I personally would not add anything. They will be fine with what is in the water column. IMO
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I personally would not add anything. They will be fine with what is in the water column. IMO
+1... No need to broadcast feed or spot feed them
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Correct with your filter feeder food. Though I have never target fed mine. With a well stocked system they should get enough food from the water column.
I agree, it's like a natural filter
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I agree, it's like a natural filter
What if my tank hasn't been set up long but the water parameters are all good? Will there be enough stuff in the water?
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What if my tank hasn't been set up long but the water parameters are all good? Will there be enough stuff in the water?
Most likely there won't be in a new tank. It's also problematic when the tank is small as well. Imho its safest to just feed them as long as you aren't having nutrient problems.
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