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Old 04-04-2005, 06:07 PM   #1
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What to feed live rock

What do you feed your live rock. I have no hard corals. I have live rock,
mushrooms, anemones, polyps, gorgonians, sponges, and feather dusters? Is there a all in one liquid product?

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Old 04-04-2005, 09:21 PM   #2
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Maybe phytoplankton such as DT's or similar but reallu as long as you feed your fish, the rest will scavenge or filter feed. There really is no need to feed your LR.

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Live rock feeds on the ammonia and nitrite in the tank. Feather dusters will filter feed from the water.
Phytoplankton works well for corals, but a little goes a long long way. Personally I've gotten into the habit of turning off my powerheads, and spot feeding my polyps and mushrooms with a pipette full of Cyclop-eeze food.
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What kind of lighting do you have? Some of the stuff on live rock is photosynthetic and wants a fair amount of lighting for "food".
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