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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 It's out siphon has been retracted which makes me think it's gills are clogged.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 DIY setup with 2L seltzer water bottles, and airstones. I have had success using Micro Algae Grow from Florida Aqua Farms to fertilize my phyto. However I am wondering has...
  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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