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    bullitt21

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    what should i feed my new zoas?



    #2 i just got some phytoplankton and was wondering how you guy/gals use yours.
     
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    bobby I like to do bad things.

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    Nothing, nada, zip, zilch, zero. LOL They get their food from the light. Some zoa's can eat but most do not. What you can try is putting some cyclopeeze in a dropper and target feed the zoa's. If they close up on the foos then they eat.

    Even if they eat that does not mean you need to feed them. Also if they do eat and you do feed they usually grow faster.

    Out of all my zoa's only one kind eats. and then all my pallys eat
     
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    Nothing,except light.I never seen or witness a zoa react to being fed.Palys yes,zoas no.
     
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    Most zoas absorb the nutrients straight from the water.So they dont need to be fed.
    Although the phyto you've got will feed a lot of the pods and cryptic filter feeders.
     
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    bobby I like to do bad things.

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    Reef I actually have one purple zoa frag that does eat. Any time I feed the tank it usually catches food ans shuts.

    It's these purple ones on the right.
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    All my other zoa's do not though.
     
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    Then is a purple paly Bobby.
     
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    bobby I like to do bad things.

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    I thought palys were larger?

    I bought them as pink zoa's, but they turned this purple color after about a month of being under my lights. Now that I changed the lights they're getting a red ring and look alot like AOG's
     
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    Palys aren't necessarily larger. It's not their size that differentiates them from zoas.
     
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