Food for Fathead Dendro?

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  1. YogiReef

    YogiReef Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    what do y’all use to feed Fathead Dendro or do you know what works? I have nano reef roids and regular fish pellets. And will be picking up a single Dendro frag next week, what do you recommend.
    Thanks,John
     
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    andrewkw Well-Known Member Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Both of those foods will work but they like meaty foods, frozen mysis, lrs ect. They aren't picky.
     
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    mtraylor Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    I don't directly feed my dendro, but I put it in a good flow area so it grabs whatever frozen food I feed my fish. It seems to like it all including algae.
     
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    I have a fat head in my frag tank that has gone from two to six heads in about 18 months. I have to keep it in the frag tank otherwise the fish steal all its food - even at night. Mine are quite large so I feed it krill.
     
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    Ben from BSA corals recommended Reef Roids and mentioned this video:
     
  6. YogiReef

    YogiReef Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone!
     
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    Joseph Pagnotta Active Member

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    I Feed mine Artic Pods and They Thrive on it

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    pdt7361 Well-Known Member

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    I make a mix of reef roids, mysis, and coral frenzy...mix it all together in a cup of tank water and then feed it to all of my corals. I bought my dendros with 2 heads almost 2 years ago...I have 20+ heads now.
     
  9. saltyfilmfolks

    saltyfilmfolks Lights! Camera! Reef! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Photo of the Month Award Build Thread Contributor

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    I feed a variety of frozen foods for the fish. I feed the dendros at the same time.
     
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    code4 Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    I squirt a little newly hatched brine shrimp at mine. Easy to make sure they all get some that way

    Shelley
     
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    Whatever I feed the fish.
     
  12. psychobilly07

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    PE mysis, dendros are lil gluttons and love meaty food
     
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    Are these dendros or sun coral?
     
  14. rudyrizzo

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    i started feeding my corals this way holy cow they've never looked better.
     
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