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Old 12-11-2004, 11:44 AM   #1
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Yellow Polyps

I just got a frag of these from my lfs. I was wondering what and how i should feed these. I have read that they like brine shrimp but you have to feed them to each polyp. They also like plankton i have read, where could i get this stuff.

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Old 12-11-2004, 11:59 AM   #2
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You dont really HAVE to feed, but they like cyclopeeze as do my zoos they mostly get their food by photosynthesis.

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Old 12-11-2004, 02:56 PM   #3
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Don't get me wrong...I like yellow polyps, but they are an aquatic weed once they get started. I wouldn't bother feeding them. They will grow like crazy once they get established and they'll snag some food every time you feed the fish anyway. Don't let them get started on any rock that you don't want covered with them. I usually keep them on a separate rock to limit the spread some. If you do want to feed them, they will eat anything...even flakes.
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Old 12-11-2004, 02:59 PM   #4
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I'll melt a cube of frozen brine shrimp on a paper towel & mix it with water from the tank in a coffee cup. Then I take a turkey baster (never used for anything else!) and spot feed once a week.
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Old 12-11-2004, 05:05 PM   #5
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I never feed mine and they are doing great.
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