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Old 12-31-2005, 06:33 PM   #1
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new copepod refugium

jus got a new refugium all set up gunna try to cultivate some copepods...put idk mayeb a few hundred in there and they r swimmin around got some phytofeast for them to munch on but do they need light or ne thing and if so how much?..and i put some in my tank also do i need to add the phytofeast into my tank or will they be jus fine got bout 100lbs of lr and 40lbs ls and one hungry mandarin......

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Old 12-31-2005, 08:25 PM   #2
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Make sure you follow the directions on the phytofeast, overdosing may cause problem algaes. At least that has been my experiance, I seem to get cyno when I use that stuff.
Any macro algae in the fuge?? I would add some macro or caluerpa and a light. The pods are very cool to watch and you will want a light on the tank. I pod watch all the time. And from the DT's web site they say that phyto is also good for the sand bed critters so yes IMO add to the main tank once in a while.
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