feeding mixed reef

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  1. Jake

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    What does everyone use to feed their tank if anything. I am almost done with a bottle of RedSea AB+ and am not overly impressed yet. I am trying to raise my nutrients and wondering if feeding more would help. My LPS are doing ok but SPS is bland and polyp extension is not that good.
     
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    Reef roids has given me a lot of growth with sps- contemplating growing phyto to feed without the nutrient gain.
     
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    I raised my nutrient levels with a combination of dosing ESV Nitrate along with targeted and broadcast coral feedings. I target feed the corals about twice a week with a slurry of Reef Roids, Reef Chili, GonioPower and some Reef Nutrition's PhytoFeast. A handful of times a week, I'll broadcast feed PhytoFeast, TiggerFeast, OysterFeast and other Reef Nutrition foods at night after the lights are out.
     
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    I have never target fed. I will maybe give your mixture a shot.
     
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    Best acans I ever saw were target fed... looked like a cornucopia.
     
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    been target feeding, seems like the LPS really love it especially the blastos and the lobo. Not sure it is having much effect on the SPS however. I have been able to get my nitrates and phosphates up a little which is good. Using the Red Sea AB and acro power once a week.
     

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