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Old 10-02-2006, 04:56 PM   #1
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How other do I feed my sailfin tang alge

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I just picked up a sailfin tang. How often should i feed him alge. I usaully do a
feeding every other day with crushed pellets and clam and krill. But I know he needs the alge, so what's routine?

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I have read folks use a food clip and feed him that way, as for what, you will have to wait for the more experienced tang folks.....
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I using the food clip. Just not sure how often and how much he should be feed.
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A couple of two or three inch pieces of seaweed, every day. Your average tang eats 40% of it's body weight daily, in the wild. Not that you would want to feed that much in captivity, but just to give you an idea.
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Go to your LFS and get him some stuff called seaweed selects or something similar or even at your grocery store and get some nori. I feed my tangs this probably 4 or 5 days a week. They will forage on it all day. Every couple of weeks I`ll pull out some grape calerpa out the fuge and feed instead.
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