Feeding Corals

Discussion in 'Corals' started by wontonflip, Sep 16, 2011.

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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    As most of you know I have a FOWLR tank, so I know very little about corals (except the few tidbits I pick up from you experts :D ).

    I'm considering doing a pico vase w/ just a dsb, live rock, and coral. Do all corals require food? Like, mysis, or cyclopeeze or something. Or are there corals that are strictly photosynthetic? I guess cuz they're technically animals, they all require some sort of food, right?
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Im pretty sure no corals NEED to be fed other than like sun corals....dont quote me
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    I quoted you. whatcha gonna do :mrgreen:
     
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    SarahSmile :)

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    Look at you, starting a pico vase, how friggin' fun. Pics pics pics, we want pics.
    Oh, and I have no idea about the corals,
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Girl, if I had the money, every room in my house would have some type of saltwater tank LOL I don't want to turn my 125g into a reef because that would mean I have to maintain my water better LOL I already have a couple of empty vases that just sit here. I figure I might as well put them to good use.
     
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    SarahSmile :)

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    :) I think that's a great use for a vase, cause, who the heck gets flowers anymore right? Or, is that just me?
    What a fun project!
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    I still buy flowers : /
     
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    SarahSmile :)

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    Send some on over my way Dana! I just don't get them bought for me anymore, that's what I meant. You don't close your eyes, anymore, when I kiss, your liiiipssss.
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Well not anymore being single but I thought u ladies liked flowers! Hmph...
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    I'd have no problem doing that!! Been a while since I've bought any...damn we jacked her thread ;) lol
     
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    SarahSmile :)

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    Sorry Wonton, no real help from us here!!
     
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    Id say you dont need to feed any coral, some will grow faster if fed though, the non-photosynthetic corals being exempt from this though
     
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    jcegt87 Dude Dude DUDE!!!!!!

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    agreed with L_F NPS corals are the exception
     
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    Cool project Wonton...nope, no need to feed.
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    THANK YOU lilfish, JCE, and Smitty

    Sara and Dana were just useless...trying to get hooked up with flowers on MY thread???? Hah!

    :mrgreen:

    FYI Dana...most girls like flowers, I'm not so into them. I appreciate them if someone buys them for me, but I'd rather have something I can use LOL
     
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    I like to put betas into vases . . . .. my little rainbow army
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    I used to have 2 vases w/ bettas and a millenium plant in it. Had them for over a year. I'm so tempted to get a betta bowl just for the kitchen. To give the kids something to look at up here instead of just the basement LOL
     
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    SarahSmile :)

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    What'd you decide girl??
     
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