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    Feeder for small pond

    Hi I have a small pond at 5000ltr I have a decent filter now a Draco drum with a good 50ltr k1, the food has been ramped up nicely and still going, currently there eating 80/90g of food a day.

    any recommendations on an auto feeder that dishes small amounts? I do 4 feeds a day at about 20g each, but 20 is about max that they want, I wanted to then up the intervals to 5 then 6 etc

    was looking at an xclear but was out of stock so got a superfish…I sent it back when I saw it did 35g min, can anyone recommend a feeder that will cater for smaller ponds/feeds?

    cheers



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    Quote Originally Posted by alex View Post
    Hi I have a small pond at 5000ltr I have a decent filter now a Draco drum with a good 50ltr k1, the food has been ramped up nicely and still going, currently there eating 80/90g of food a day.

    any recommendations on an auto feeder that dishes small amounts? I do 4 feeds a day at about 20g each, but 20 is about max that they want, I wanted to then up the intervals to 5 then 6 etc

    was looking at an xclear but was out of stock so got a superfish…I sent it back when I saw it did 35g min, can anyone recommend a feeder that will cater for smaller ponds/feeds?

    cheers
    Is price a issue at all?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KyKoi View Post
    Is price a issue at all?
    well I suppose it is what it is if it’s expensive and does the job lol…

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    Quote Originally Posted by alex View Post
    well I suppose it is what it is if it’s expensive and does the job lol…
    Iv just brought the aqua forte auto fish feeder. To my knowledge it’s the new updated Xclear. However I think it’s absolutely spot on. You can feed up to 24 times a day and each feed can range from 1 second to 600 seconds. So if you want 20g then I’d work out how long this would take and it would be ideal. I’m really impressed with it.

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    Awesome thanks il have a nose at that one now ��

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    Aqua Forte is the one to go for I have that on my grow on, you can almost set that down to 1g. The Superfish is complete rubbish for most situations, I do have one on my main pond but I have 32 fish to 61cm so I can just about live with 35.24g (I've measured it) on the lowest setting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MalNorwich View Post
    Aqua Forte is the one to go for I have that on my grow on, you can almost set that down to 1g. The Superfish is complete rubbish for most situations, I do have one on my main pond but I have 32 fish to 61cm so I can just about live with 35.24g (I've measured it) on the lowest setting.

    ok seems my worries with the superfish was right! Cheers good info 👍
    what’s the difference between the Aqua forte and the xclear? They look identical, the hopper looks the same and the controller even the write up..but quite a big difference in cost? Assume not as everyone so far recommended the Aqua forte 🧐

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    take a look at the E A feeder also multi functional.

    keith

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    Quote Originally Posted by alex View Post
    ok seems my worries with the superfish was right! Cheers good info 
    what’s the difference between the Aqua forte and the xclear? They look identical, the hopper looks the same and the controller even the write up..but quite a big difference in cost? Assume not as everyone so far recommended the Aqua forte 類

    They are exactly the same, try and get the 3 button updated version, much easier to program, I notice the Aqua Forte seems to have double in price since I bought mine back in Feb.

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    My aqua forte mentions xclear in the manual. I think they are the same product. I’ll photo it tmoro

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    I have the super fish auto feeder and very happy with it and no issues 6 months in.


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