how much food !!!

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  1. dropzone newbee

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    i feed ocean nutrition frozen food at night ! as we know the cube sizes are about 1cm cubed !
    how much should i be feeding ? how many blocks per feeding
    i feed flakes and pelletts twice a day as well as got anthias and chromis
    i have about
    15 chromis
    7 anthias
    7 tangs
    4 angels
    2 gobies
    1 wrasse
    few shrimps

    my skimmer is good and works well

    thanks
     
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    I feed my 4 big-ish guys (tang, foxface) + 5 smaller guys (blennie) etc 1 block of Ocean nutrition MYSIS in the morning and at night, with pellets here and there in between.

    Just make sure all the food is gobbled in 30seconds or so. Any left over food is overfeeding
     
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    you can feed as much food as your fish eat in 2min...
    taking into account settling of food i then take away a 3rd
     
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    I would segment your feeding into 2 parts.

    Veggie eaters
    Nori once every 3 days.
    Flakes / Pellets daily

    Meat Eaters
    Brine / Mysis

    Also find out which fish need more feeding than others.

    I've personally noticed when i feed my fish twice a day (morning and night) they more hungy.

    I also have anthia's and cromis to feed them twice a day. I've been told i'm underfeeding them. But they still healthy 8 months and going.
     
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    dropzone newbee

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    thanks guys
    well
    i feed 5 blocks a night of ocean nutrition and i tell ya what
    not a minute passes and its all gone !!!
    little goes down the overflow as i make sure i throw it thowards the front

    anthias and chromis still seem strong and growing
     
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    i feed a little at a time ensuring nothing hits the bottom before i throw in again all food gets eaten throw in food about 3 times at once(hope that makes sense
     

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