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Old 12-03-2004, 11:37 AM   #11
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I bought a small brine shrimp net, specifically for straining my thaw'd mysis and krill. Works like a champ.
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I buy the variety packs from my lfs, it has about 7 or 8 different types of frozen cubes mixed into 1 bag. I think they are all the one's that fell on the floor at the fish food plant that they didn't feel like sorting out But they get a different meal just about every day. Other than that I use kent's phyto once a week.
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Old 12-03-2004, 03:58 PM   #13
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I put the froozen cube of food in a shot glass and cover it in SeaChem Garlic Guard. Just let it thaw. I then strain it and rinse it in RO/DI water so I do not indroduce unwanted nitrates or PO4.
Wouldn't it make more sense to add the garlic to it after the RO/DO rinse?
I would think that you would lose most of the garlic 'marinade' in the rinse.
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Old 12-03-2004, 10:41 PM   #14
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You may loose some of the garlic, but you also decrease the chance of introducing PO4 and unwanted nitrates into the tank.
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I was thinking of doing the rinse then the garlic marinade.
PO4 from the garlic?
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Old 12-04-2004, 11:03 AM   #16
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There may be some PO4 present in the garlic solution, but it is more of a concern from the liquid created by the thawing of the food. Either way, make sure you strain it. If you want to retain most of the garlic, it would thaw the food in SW, rinse in RO/DI water, soak in garlic and strain be fore adding to the tank. The lss liquid you introuduce the better.
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Old 12-04-2004, 11:05 AM   #17
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I mix my own food. Clams,shrimp flounder etc with garlic and nori. I feed once every other day with Selcon. and I add Cyclop-eez on Wednesdays
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Would you please post a link for Cyclop-eez. I see a bunch of their products, and I'm curious to see which ones you all use.
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Old 12-04-2004, 09:25 PM   #19
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Thanks Lando. That's how I prepare it. Just checking.
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Would you please post a link for Cyclop-eez. I see a bunch of their products, and I'm curious to see which ones you all use.
http://www.cyclop-eeze.com/product_info.php

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