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Old 04/16/2018, 05:15 PM   #1
Laura22
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Smile How much to feed and how often?

My tank so far consists of 2 small clownfish , one cleaner shrimp and some snails in a 30 gallon...I'm concerned about how I'm feeding them, I'm not sure if it's too much or not enough. I feed them every other day and I defrost a cube of mysis and give them about half of the melted cube....the clowns seem to always act hungry so that's why I'm worried that maybe I should feed them every day? Any tips would be appreciated. Its a small tank and I don't want to cause too much pollution.


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Old 04/16/2018, 06:29 PM   #2
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My tank so far consists of 2 small clownfish , one cleaner shrimp and some snails in a 30 gallon...I'm concerned about how I'm feeding them, I'm not sure if it's too much or not enough. I feed them every other day and I defrost a cube of mysis and give them about half of the melted cube....the clowns seem to always act hungry so that's why I'm worried that maybe I should feed them every day? Any tips would be appreciated. Its a small tank and I don't want to cause too much pollution.
The say what the fish will eat in about 2 minutes is enough. Clowns always look hungry... little piggies!

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Old 04/16/2018, 07:08 PM   #3
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I'd say that's enough. Maybe alternate with formula 1 or 2 pellets every other feeding to give variety. May can go two days between feeding, just my opinion.


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Old 04/17/2018, 07:53 PM   #4
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Just find a routine and stick to it. The fish always look hungry.


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Old 04/18/2018, 11:02 PM   #5
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I’d go flake or pellets one day and mysis the next day. Every other day is not the best IMO since clowns don’t really forage like tangs and angels do. Also, only mysis is not the best long term. Pellets are the best


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