View Full Version : Do you feed your corals?

11-21-2016, 03:22 AM
As the title stats do you feed your corals or like me do you let your fish do the work?

11-21-2016, 03:39 AM
A bit of both.

I feel they can benefit from a squirt of phyto/zoo or marine snow now and again for diversity.

Sometimes I will target some coral with some mysis or a krill pellet when my nephews visit.

Its a bit of a shotgun approach, even with regard to schedule.

Now that I have drastically oversized my skimmer, I might move to a more consistent feeding cycle.

11-21-2016, 01:52 PM
I have a medium fish load, and they get fed 4x per day - morning and evening with a homemade frozen mash (human grade seafoods), and 2x during the midday with NLS pellets that I coat with Salmon Oil and astaxanthin. I turn off the skimmer in the evening after lights out and feed the water column with Reef Roids and Reef Chili. They are mainly SPS with a few LPS. I also recently started using Zeovit Pohl's Xtra at night too which has made a significant, noticeable difference in my tank. In the morning I add Zeovit Coral Snow and turn the skimmer back on. Just to note, my tank is very low in nutrients, and these feeding tactics are an attempt to increase nutrients.

11-21-2016, 06:38 PM
I feed them Vitalis SPS feed and LPS pellet and the Anemone gets bi weekly Vitalis Anemone pellet


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