Do Copepods & Phytoplankton need light?

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  1. Fringe09

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    No. Phyto only reproduces with light. But it generally doesn't in a tank. It's just a food source.
     
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    I just picked some of this stuff up as well.. do you just pour both bottles into the tank?
     
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    Only the Copepods. I put about 70% in my DT and the rest in my sump. Follow the feeding instructions on the back of the Phytoplankton bottle.
     
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