Does Open Brain Coral ( Lobophyllia ) need feeding.. ?

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    Platogyra

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    I have just recently bought a Lobophyllia and i was wondering if it needed direct feeding. I haven`t seen its sweeper tentacles yet, but if i do see them should i feed it.. ? :sfish: :sfish:
     
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    They dont need to be fed, but you see the feeder tentacles come out then you can feed it.
     
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    I have never fed mine directly but I do put a few drops of microvore in when I feed about once or twice a week and turn off the skimmer for about an hour. My corals all seem pretty happy.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    I had a few that would extend feeding tentacles at night, and some that would never extend them. I would feed the ones that were hungry.
     
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    I've never had to direct feed mine. It seems to always sense when I'm feeding and put out its tentacles when it feels like :D
     

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    Mine ate well. Some corals will grow faster if you feed them.
     
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