Autofeeder for small pellets

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  1. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

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    Anyone know of an automatic feeder that will dispense small pellets. I want to feed some NLS small fish formula and while testing on a Current Aquachef set on the lowest dispensing amount, it dispensed about 2+ tablespoon worth of pellets. That's a bit too much for me. Looking for something that will dispense like a pinch of it.

    According to NLS website, the pellets are 0.5mm for the small fish formula (the label looks different than the one that I have), but that's the one that corresponds to the small fish formula.

    Let me know if you're using a feeder or know of a feeder that will dispense tiny pellets at a reasonable amount.
     
  2. pixelpixi

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    I use a FeedAir but it also tends to dump quite a bit when using pellets. (I usually feed a mix of pellets and small flakes). Let use know if you find something better.
     
  3. mobert

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    I use Eheim feeders. No clumping.
     
  4. Thales

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    Second on the Eheim. You can tape over part of the opening to refine the amount dispensed if necessary.
     
  5. orientalexpress

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    yep,Eheim here.i wish the feedercontainer is bigger tho.


    lapsan
     
  6. tuberider

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    Eheim or Fishmate for me.
     
  7. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

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    Which eheim autofeeder are you guys using? The older single one or the newer dual chamber?
     
  8. mobert

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    I didn't know there was a new one. Mine maybe 8 years old, Single chamber.
     
  9. Eight

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    Eheim, single chamber. Works well.
     
  10. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

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    Cool. I have one of those stashed away somewhere. I'll have to dig it up.

    BTW, here's the newer dual chamber feeder from Eheim.
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  11. orientalexpress

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    that the newer one i have.work great.i fill both chamber with thera-A.

    lapsan
     
  12. screebo

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    How many times a day do you all dispense from your auto feeders? H)
     
  13. Ibn

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    4x a day minimum if possible.
     
  14. Ibn

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    Rich FTW! Taped 90% of the door that swings when it rotates. Seems to be doing the trick. :p
     
  15. pixelpixi

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    The single chamber (Eheim FeedAir).
     

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