Posts Tagged ‘feeding fish’
Got a tang that won’t eat Nori? Here’s a quick tip that may get your picky eater to turn the corner. Note: This tip also works for fish that aren’t algae eaters by nature.
I’m a hands-on type of guy. Around my reef tank though, I try to be a hands-out type of guy. Here’s one way I feed my fish without putting my hand in the tank.
Thanks Joel for the reminder about …Read more
Flaked food is one part of my fish’s food rotation. Besides it’s nutritional value, it does have one attribute that I don’t like – it floats! Some fish will eat the flaked food from the surface of the water and …Read more
Terrible Advice Tuesdays: When placing a new fish in a tank, it should not be offered food until it has been in the tank for at least 24 hours.
The rest of the story: I can understand the rational behind …Read more
Saltwater fish have to eat to survive and you are a busy person rushing out the door. Realizing, you haven’t fed your fish for the day, what do you do? You use this quick tip to satisfy your finned friends …Read more
[From The Archive] Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #88: I’m Sorry, But That’s Just Not My Color
Picky eater? Try a different color! Fish like humans have preferences and here’s how to find out what your fish like. Note: This tip also works for fish that aren’t algae eaters by nature.
Terrible Advice Tuesdays: “Brand XYZ of fish food has zero phosphates in it”
The rest of the story: Fish food is made up matter that was once alive such as algae or fleshy foods like mysis or brine shrimp …Read more
After years of creating Friday AM quick tips, there are a few that I use frequently on my tank as well as a few that I get asked about a lot. To refresh your memory on ones you’ve likely forgotten …Read more
Getting new fish for your saltwater tank is always exciting. I know corals are great, but fish are what very likely got you into saltwater tanks.
However sometimes the fish aren’t as excited about your food as you are about …Read more
Sheet algae, also known as nori, is a great food to feed your saltwater fish. Just like humans, some fish have preferences so here’s how to find out what your fish like (and don’t like)