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Old 11-26-2010, 11:54 AM   #1
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Feeding fish while on vacation

I currently have 2 chromis in my 90 gallon FOWLR tank. I am going on vacation for two weeks. How often should I have someone feed these fish?

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Every other day if possible. If not then at least every 3-4 days. They say fish in the wild can make it two weeks without feeding but I sure would hate to test that.



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Every 3 - 4 days is fine. I'm away for 5 days now and expect all the tank inhabitants to be hungry but fine when I return tomorrow night. For longer trips I tape baggies with the proper amount of food to the tank and instruct my tank sitter to feed ONLY ONE BAG per visit. It's the only time I rely strictly on freeze dried food, but I'm going to ask someone to thaw some frozen food and feed that.

Do you have an auto top-off system for evaporation?

If you have a skimmer you also want to teach your tank sitter how to empty the cup if you don't have a high capacity drain.
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