Posts Tagged aquarium food

I Did It On Purpose

This sounds a bit like a confession and in a way it is. I’ve done something that shouldn’t be done and did it knowingly. Fair confession! Now and again I try to find something out for myself by running an experiment. A scientist would advise that they

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Is Frozen Fish Food Beneficial To Fish Or Just Handy To Aquarists?

Unless the aquarium is a reef with corals only, then there are going to be fish present. Whatever species these fish are there will not be sufficient food in the aquarium to meet their needs. One of the most pleasurable parts of keeping a marine aquarium is

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Brine Shrimp – Any Use In The Marine Aquarium?

Several different foods suitable for marine livestock could be used for overall feeding and this variation is a good thing, as it increases the chances of fish etc ingesting all that they need. Whatever food is used, it should be marked as ‘marine’ – flake food for

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Food For Thought

Food is required by all life for energy and general health. Lots of food of the wrong type may provide some energy but the contents will not supply the general needs of the life form. So it is important to feed the life in the marine aquarium

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Brine Shrimp – Should You Use Them In A Salt Water Aquarium

Feeding the livestock in a marine system is of very great importance. All living things need food to obtain energy and remain healthy. Without an adequate food supply – adequate in both quantity and quality – livestock will soon start to have problems. Brine shrimp have been

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Should You Run Your Protein Skimmer Full Time Or Part Time?

The protein skimmer assists in the removal of dissolved organic compounds (DOC’s) from the water column. The protein skimmers manufactured nowadays are normally exceptionally efficient – as long as they are kept clean! So what do I mean by running your protein skimmer full time or part

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