Jump to content

Discovered a Cool Trick


goldiegeek

Recommended Posts

  • Regular Member

Hi Guys,

This may be something you guys already do or know of. I didn't and it has solved a big problem for me.

I have had batches of fry since November. The biggest pain for me is siphoning the food out of the tank 3-4 times/day. The food spreads across the entire tank floor, gets stuck and gunky quickly. I then spend about 30-45 minutes each time I clean it. It was just taking up too much of my time.

The other day I was thinking about my problem. I figured there has to be something I can do to prevent the mess. :hummm:idea:

I bought a small, shallow ceramic ash tray. It is heavy enough not to float at all. When I feed, I put the ashtray on the floor of the tank, squirt the food right into it at the bottom. The fish eat. When it's time for the food to come out, I siphon out any chunks with an airline tube and then remove the ashtray to wash it.

Not 1 speck of food was on the tank floor, they had all eaten well and the clean up took less than 5 minutes and required removing very little water:) Great for when you start the Prazi!

Just wanted to share in case anyone is suffering as I had been :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...