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Old 05-05-2012, 12:03 PM
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They all love this feeder

I know I posted this before but I just love this thing.
I have been at this for a long time but I get all excited when I see the animals enjoying themselves, especially if it is with something that I created.
Just about all of my fish eat from this live baby brine feeder even though they have other things they could be eating. The thing was created for a skinny young female mandarin but it has been so successful that I use it every day. Many of the fish hang around it even when there is nothing in it. I have successfully used variations of this method to feed moorish Idols and seahorses. Fish easily learn where the food is and most smaller fish thrive on living new born brine shrimp. There is even a couple of large gobies in there that swim up for huge mouthfulls.
For people that have certain fish like mandarins, small pipefish or scooter bleenies and are worried they don't get enough to eat should try this. It is just a net stretched over a container with a tube going to the surface so live baby shrimp can be added. It really works great as this video shows.
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:08 PM
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Nice Paul
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can you post how to make it?
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It's just a net stretched over a container with a tube going to the surface to fill it.

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super neat!
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Nice!!
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:35 AM
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I replaced the small green funnel on top of the thing with this one which is an ink bottle with the bottom cut off but anything will work.
I take the baby brine shrimp in a little water and pour it in the funnel. They all go down into the container.
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can you make another one and sell it to me?
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Paul, do you think if I used the plastic cover and just poked some holes in it, it could be used to feed Blackworms to my CBBF?

Probably have to weigh it down too.
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Old 05-06-2012, 11:05 AM
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No, blackworms die in a few seconds in salt water.
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