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Quick Tips For Feeding and Maintaining Frozen Fish Food

I made the assumption that frozen fish food didn’t need any special attention. Keep it frozen and you’re good to go. My assumptions were wrong on this one as I dropped in on Larry DuPont of LRS Foods to get …

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Write-Up Wednesday: How I Get New Arrivals To Eat

One of the most exciting parts about owning a saltwater aquarium is acquiring new fish for your system. There are few things more boring than a saltwater tank with no fish in it!

Whether you get your fish at a …

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Write-Up Wednesday: The Pros and Cons of An Automatic Fish Feeder

Feeding your fish is something that you have to do. Your finned friends simply cannot survive without being fed something. While you likely enjoy feeding your fish manually, there are merits and drawbacks to using an automatic fish feeder.

The …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Feeding and Disease Treatment

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: When your fish are sick, stop feeding them.

The rest of the story: Imagine this, while you are in the hospital getting treated for an infectious disease, you aren’t fed anything. No food is brought to you, …

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Write-Up Wednesday: Flaked Fish Food

The invention of flaked fish food made feeding your finned friends a heck of a lot easier. Since flaked food is dry and stored at room temperature, feeding your fish is as easy as opening a container of flaked fish …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays: If you do this, a tank crash is inevitable

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: The easiest way to crash your tank is to feed your fish.

The rest of the story: The term “tank crash”, refers to a large die-off of coral or fish life. These tank crashes are usually caused …

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Friday AM Quick Tip Round-Up

As 2014 draws to a close, here’s a look at the top Friday AM Quick Tips of all time. These are tips that I use the most and/or were the most popular.

Friday AM Quick Tip #10: You’ve been fed

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Terrible Advice Tuesday: The Absolute Limit On How Often You Can Feed Your Fish

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: If you want your tank to be successful long term, you can’t feed your fish more than once a week.

The Rest Of The Story: Well then, that settles it. For 99% of you, your tank is …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): Clean Fish Food Doesn’t Have This In It

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: How to Feed Nori Without The Mess

My fish love nori and here’s a very useful and mess-free way to feed it to your fish:

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