Marine snow?

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    budbreak96 P-Town

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    Well is marine snow good or bad? Did i waste 20 bucks? I was told that you could use it along with the right lighting and it would boost coarls to grow. Now i have been told marine snow doenst do anything but boost ha. ANyone???
     
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    I've never used marine snow.But a lot of the liquid coral foods are higher in nitrates and phosphates than they are nutrients.
     
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    if u put it in i think ur skimmer would go crazy
     
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    It's no different than any other coral food out there. Unnecessary for most types of corals, though. Use it sparingly or it could bring down your water quality.
     
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    so whats good food for corals SPS?

    i feed mine phytoplankton
     
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    I use marine snow. I feed it to my corals. I stopped using that plaknton stuff had to many algae problems. Don't with the snow. Be sure to store in fridge once you open it. Also don't make my skimmer go crazy.
     
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    what about brine shrimp to feed corals.
     
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    Zooplankton including cyclopeeze is the best SPS coral food.

    I used marine snow in the past,I have no idea if it did any good or bad.Like Biff said,use sparingly.
     
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    I've heard that it can mess with your water quality as well... :twocents:
     
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    It's ok to give to them but it doesn't give them any nutrition. It's junk food.
     
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    thats what i herd but i thought it mite only apply to fish. that good to know thanks
     
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