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Old 12-15-2011, 07:19 PM   #11
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Mine was brand new. I had just transferred my 30 into a 46 and it crashed killing everything. A month after I cycled the 46 I bought the rock with the duster. 7 months later I trasnferred again into a 90 and used new water and it survived. 3 months later I moved and got rid of all the water and it's still alive 2 months later. Haven't added any type of food for it since the crash.
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Old 12-15-2011, 07:20 PM   #12
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Supplement with what? How do I speed up the plankton?

Currently I feed twice a day. Once with a cube of frozen brine shrimp, once with marine flake and marine pellets.
You can buy it,Marine Snow for example,other foods you can buy will have it listed as part of the ingredients.Every time you scrape your glass clean you are adding it to your water column.
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Old 12-15-2011, 08:53 PM   #13
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Feather dusters are filter feeders. There is no need to feed them, it is a wast of money. A feather duster was the first thing that went into my tank after my two clownfish.
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I got 2 dusters and one... Crap I forgot its name. The white one, I forget what it's called. Lol

But they game me this green liquid plankton duster food. How much should I use? How often?
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It's a coco worm.Just a little a couple times a week would work.
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It's a coco worm.Just a little a couple times a week would work.
Define "a little"
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1ml for 10gal of water
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I noticed they open and close pretty often. Is that cause they are feeding?
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It's just something they do when you first get them. Feather dusters go by the place and forget lol. They really need no attention as far as taking care of them. Flow should be low to medium.
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It's just something they do when you first get them. Feather dusters go by the place and forget lol. They really need no attention as far as taking care of them. Flow should be low to medium.
No care? So do I or do I not need to feed them?
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