Best foods that would be recommended for tangs?

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  1. flamming angel

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    Hey guys

    Just been wondering what foods reefers feed there tangs. Foods that are best for the growth, colour, immune...etc.

    Let me know what you have been using, how often and what results where achieved.
    Thanks
     
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  3. Tony

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    Ocean nutrition flakes, Omega first flake and frozen foods like mysis, krill marine mixes etc
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i use ocean nutrion nori, i soak it in vitamarin-C and vitamarin-M and AminOmega from brightwell, let it dry and feed that with ocean nutrition, spirulina and prime reef flakes
     
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    thanks for all the input
     
  6. Kunhardt

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    Yip ON flakes are the best, also use the spiralina and Prime reef as well as the Brine shrimp flakes.

    I wouldnt fork out the cash for ON Nori...rip off if u ask me, just buy the normal Nori from your local supermarket, works just as well and a quarter of the price. Also do as Dallas and soak it in a bit of Vitimins to it before feeding.
     
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    Interesting fact on this. The supermarket or Chinese market Nori is cooked or roosted. So the Nori is not "fresh". ON Nori is just press dried. That is why its more expensive but also more nutritious for the fish. So either you pay less, or the fish get better quality Nori.
     
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    You sure on this fact? Cause I have not noticed anything different between the ON and the supermarket makes of green Nori.

    But lets say this is true...if you are rubbing it with a bit of liquid vitimins its still giving them that bit extra with regard to making the food more nutritious, Nori in most cases isnt even a staple food to sustain your tangs anyway, its more of a "treat" or a bit of a "fuller" in my opinion.

    I dont believe the price of R60+ for one sheet as apposed to R30 for 4 sheets is justified no matter how its prepared, you are just paying for the ON name brand at the end of the day if you ask me.
     
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    Yip, I got ROASTED SEAWEED SUSHI NORI,
    R50 for 140g that is 50 sheets,
    each sheet 200 by 200mm.

    Still plenty left, so guess what I'm feeding....

    The guy from Ocean Nutrition was here a couple of weeks back at Idol Marine and Dorry Pets. Interesting talk, and he mentioned that. Came home and rechecked my bag...

    So what if mine lost half its nutrition, I have plenty and can give a lot.
     
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    Jeez...R50 for 50 sheets...I need to shop where you shop! :)
     
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    lol with you on this one boet
     
  12. Tremayn

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    Where do you find nori in pick n pay? Which section? :1confused:
     
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    Hannesco got it last year from some Chinese shops in downtown Pretoria. It was 50 or 60 bugs. Cheap.
     
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    I need to look for the chinese!
     
  15. Kunhardt

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    Spar seems to stock more regularly than pnp here, otherwise ya a Chinese shop would be a good bet.
     
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    u guys Are lucky here its more expensive buying from the Chinese shops. I got to get some sent down from pretoria
     
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    I must try the Chinese take away on campus lol.. No Chinese in my hood
     
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    LOL! You guys crack me up...

    Nori is definitely just a filler for my guys... i feed only Ocean Nutrition foods... It's the best we can get locally... Until NLS foods become available here...

    But ON Supershrimp, Mysis, Formula one and formula 2 frozen foods are great as well. Also, formula 1 flakes, spirulina flake, prime reef flakes and brine shrimp flakes...

    I used to feed way more than I am at the moment... This has been a damned long, almost fishless 2 months.
     
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    What about just feeding cut up shrimp? That should be like the same as mysis
     
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    I think mysis is more nutritious, but I could be wrong?
     
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    Woolies.... thats the answer... My wife seems to think so ;)
     
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