Posts Tagged ‘feeding fish’

Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: A Quick Tip For Picky Tangs

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.

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: How to Feed Nori Without Getting Your Hands Wet

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

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: How To Get That Flaked Food To Your Fish

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 …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): When Your Fish Is New, Don’t Feed It

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 …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #136: How To Feed Your Fish When You Are In A Hurry

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 …

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[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.

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): This Fish Food Is Phosphate Free…(yeah right)

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 …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #125: After 124 Quick Tips, These Top My List

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 …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #114: New Fish? Here’s What To Feed It At First

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 …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip #88: I’m Sorry, But That’s Just Not My Color

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)

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