Thread: Phytofeast for freshwater??
09-29-2010, 04:58 PM #1
Phytofeast for freshwater??
A friend who owns the LFS is going out of buisness soon and we just bought 3 bottles of phytofeast for $15 with is 50% off their normal price. Our reef loves it and its a great food for fish, coral, and other filter feeders but I don't think we'll be able to use it all before it expires in January.
Has anyone fed this to their freshwater tanks? If its safe I wouldn't feed nearly as much as I do to the saltwater but I want to use it all up before it expires. Thank you for any input
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09-29-2010, 08:18 PM #2
I don't think anything would eat it. If you keep it refrigerated you can go a little past the expiration as long as you don't notice any issues (smell, discoloration, etc.).Owner: Aquarium Maintenance and Pet Care Company
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09-30-2010, 06:58 AM #3
If it's phytoplankton only then I would think that it would only be good for tiny fish. If it's got more bulk to it then I would think that other fish would take it as well.
Really the only thing you can do is try it in small quantities and see how the FW fish take to it.
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