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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I recently added a mandarin to my 220g tank. I have a varriety of sps and lps in the tank that I also started feeding live phyto to. Until I got the mandarin and started with the phyto, I ran a uv sterilzer on my tank. The water was crystal, 0 algae, but also 0 pods to be seen. Since...
  2. Marine Depot
    AlgaGen’s Erik Stenn Tells Us Why We Should Feed PhycoPure SeaPro, The First Living Frozen Phytoplankton, To Our Reef Tanks—And Teases More Live Frozen Foods May Be Coming PhycoPure SeaPro is a live algae culture delivered to you in “suspended animation.” Once thawed, the phytoplankton...
  3. The THINK Tank
    So I'm building a home set up of phyto for my filter feeders (number of feather dusters, and a small yellow sea cucumber who has just split). I found a source that recommended using Miracle Gro ( http://www.miraclegro.com/smg/goprod/miracle-gro-liquid-houseplant-food/prod70194 ) instead of...
  4. Marine Depot
    Hungry Hungry Corals Coral Foods, Auto Feeders and the new AquaMaxx WS-1!
  5. General Reef Discussion
    My clam has been gaping at night and retracted in the day time. It's out siphon has been retracted which makes me think it's gills are clogged. I use to feed it phyto a lot and it had bits of cyclopeeze mixed in. What can I do?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Alright, on the phyto feast bottle it says to use 1-5 drops per gallon per day. I do 15 drops for my 30 gallon so half what it says to. I have a 3 day cycle I do, it is as follows: Day 1- dry hatchery diet for the fish Day 2- phyto feast for my inverts and coral Day 3- 1/4 cube frozen for coral...
  7. Marine Depot
    Kent Marine Phytoplex Phytoplankton provides necessary proteins, carbohydrates and lipids for hard & soft corals, tube worms, clams and other invertebrates—and it's 40% till Sunday @ midnight! Highlights Kent Phytoplex is a highly concentrated complex of aqua cultured, naturally occurring...
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    Just a thought as I now have the $$ for my planned Reef Octopus HOB skimmer. As I was spot feeding my suns,shrooms,carnation coral etc... I was thinking "how much of the food that I'm adding (phytoplankton,cyclopeze,copepods) am I going to be "skimming" out. My tank as I have stated many times...
  9. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    Hello All! I currently culture phytoplankton, rotifers, artemia and copepods for my reef tank. My entire culture system is a <ACRONYM title="Do it yourself">DIY</ACRONYM> setup with 2L seltzer water bottles, and airstones. I have had success using Micro Algae Grow from Florida Aqua Farms to...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    If my Phyto has a tag to use by a certain date, does that mean it is expired? If so will that affect the parameters? Like phosphates?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    180Gal sg 1.025-6 NH4 - 0 NO2 - 0 NO3 - 0 PH - 8.2 PO4 - Less than .1 As you can see these parameters are pretty good. My tank is less than 2 months running. I have several SPS frags that are doing well, I have a pulsing Xenia that is doing very poorly. My 3 fish are very happy and eating...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Appears I waited too long to use my Aquafarm phyto culture disc as its been a week and still can see through the water. Some green is growing... I had over 6 months in a dark place and forgot to use :bawling:. Anybody know of a place within 10 miles of LAX airport that sells cultures or...
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