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I got one 55 qt tank with a niger, kleins butterfly, 1" six line wrasse, 3" coral beauty and a clownfish.

The other one is a 125 with a:

Blue hippo
Sailfin tang
Purple tang
2 clownfish
Picasso triggerfish
Foxface rabbitfish

Ive been feeding them high quality pellets and spirulina flakes but i feel like is not complete, hence why my foxface develops these tiny tiny tiny brown spot on his right fin, the qt tank will hold all those 5 fish for 2 months, please tell me what to feed each tank and how often, I prefer to feed only once a day in a big quantity
 
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I'd recommend nori soaked with selcon on a clip. You don't have to go overboard -- just a nice piece, not a whole sheet -- on a clip will do, but you have a lot of herbivores.
So nori for the hervibores how much? An inch? what about the rest
 
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So nori for the hervibores how much? An inch? what about the rest
Pellets are good, but I'd feed high-quality frozen and live foods as well. White worms (I have grindal worms) are incredibly easy to cultivate and are greedily eaten by most fish.
 

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I make my own food for carnivores...

Raw never cooked:
frozen shrimp
octopus
scallops
Tuna or Salmon (whichever is available, I prefer Tuna)
silversides
brine shrimp
mysis shrimp
krill


Blend/Shred it all up with a food processor, put it in a gallon bag to mix it, then put it into some silicon 1/2" icecube trays with some vitamin supplements and freeze it. I feed 2 of the 1/2" cubes a day at the same time in a defrosting feeder.
 
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So nori for the hervibores how much? An inch? what about the rest
I have 2 tangs between 3 and 4 inches, when I first got them almost 2 years ago and the tank was new i would put in a full sheet and it was gone by the end of day. As the tank matured they started picking up algae and i cut the nori in half, now I'm down to a quarter sheet because i also feed a half cube of mysis, half cube of spirulina brine and a small portion of my home made food which consists of shrimp, clams and scallops .
Making my own food saves a ton of money as well as buying nori made for people.
I used to have a Picasso trigger years ago and he loved shrimp and clams.

Good luck with your fish.
 
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I have only 3 herbivores in my 125g, the others are omnivores, but never see them eating plants. I feed a whole sheet of LRS green algae daily and it is gone in half a day. I do vary the type of dry algae I give them, but the quantity is the size of a LRS sheet.
Rabbit fish, Eiblii angel and Hyppo tank.
 

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You can grow food for the foxface via a refugium (or a little diy seaweed farming tank on the side).
My favorite foods are:
  • ocean nutrition prime reef flakes
  • hikari seaweed extreme pellets,
  • PE flakes
  • any enriched frozen food

When I can, I will soak the dry food in an omega/hufa product and/or vitachem. I prefer dry over frozen due to convenience, and that the fish likely get more energy out of them (refined food = more readily broken down = more energy). Dry food is likely the better option if you can only feed once a day. The main thing is to not feed just one food item (such as those who only feed brine/mysis), since we keep fish from various place, with varying ages and dietary goals.
 

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I got one 55 qt tank with a niger, kleins butterfly, 1" six line wrasse, 3" coral beauty and a clownfish.

The other one is a 125 with a:

Blue hippo
Sailfin tang
Purple tang
2 clownfish
Picasso triggerfish
Foxface rabbitfish

Ive been feeding them high quality pellets and spirulina flakes but i feel like is not complete, hence why my foxface develops these tiny tiny tiny brown spot on his right fin, the qt tank will hold all those 5 fish for 2 months, please tell me what to feed each tank and how often, I prefer to feed only once a day in a big quantity
My fish really love mysis shrimp and marine cuisine.
 

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For the herbivores, I'd do plenty of nori or grow macroalgae for them. I'd also include frozen clams on the half shell to keep the triggers busy. For the rest of the fish, mysis shrimp and spirulina brine will be a complete diet. Frozen fish eggs would also be appreciated. I prefer to avoid pellets and flakes, because they often contain things that our fish would never even see in the wild, like potatoes and alfalfa. I hope that this helps!
 
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I got one 55 qt tank with a niger, kleins butterfly, 1" six line wrasse, 3" coral beauty and a clownfish.

The other one is a 125 with a:

Blue hippo
Sailfin tang
Purple tang
2 clownfish
Picasso triggerfish
Foxface rabbitfish

Ive been feeding them high quality pellets and spirulina flakes but i feel like is not complete, hence why my foxface develops these tiny tiny tiny brown spot on his right fin, the qt tank will hold all those 5 fish for 2 months, please tell me what to feed each tank and how often, I prefer to feed only once a day in a big quantity

Fish Frenzy from LRS... just look at the ingredient list and you will know why :)
 

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I make my own food for carnivores...

Raw never cooked:
frozen shrimp
octopus
scallops
Tuna or Salmon (whichever is available, I prefer Tuna)
silversides
brine shrimp
mysis shrimp
krill


Blend/Shred it all up with a food processor, put it in a gallon bag to mix it, then put it into some silicon 1/2" icecube trays with some vitamin supplements and freeze it. I feed 2 of the 1/2" cubes a day at the same time in a defrosting feeder.
Same here I kick some tunes on and get to mixing it’s an every Sunday routine
 
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