FEEDING & DOSING

Discussion in 'Corals' started by DCONKLIN, Jan 23, 2014.

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    DCONKLIN

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    SHOULD I DOSE OR FEED MY TANK & CORALS WITH LIGHTS ON OR CAN IT BE DONE WITH LIGHTS OFF?

    DOES IT MATTER AT ALL?
     
    DCONKLIN, Jan 23, 2014
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    Aquarian

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    Most LPS send sweeper tentacles out at or just after lights out. Most soft corals close up at lights out. I turn my skimmer off at night and feed just before lights out and everything seems happy.
     
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    mariobrothersleeve squirrel

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    I would do it at night. Sweepers on lps are typically out all day in my tank, but at night they will go into Super tentacle mode. Sps is a for sure at night.
     
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    I wouldn't dose feed my tank unless there are corals that need it.Spot feeding on the other hand should be done depending on the corals.For example,blastos,trachies and lobos I feed during the day.Scolys and some of my acans get fed at night.I only feed them twice a week to cut down on nutrients.
     
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