Recommendation of auto feeder

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  1. ryanjiang

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    Thinking to buy an auto feeder to feed RN Formula 1&2 pallet only, in the day time while I am at work.

    Need to be work on rimless tank as well.

    Any recommendations? Any product you like & hate.

    Thanks!
     
  2. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

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    People seems to like eheim
     
  3. tuberider

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    Eheim or Fishmate get my vote.
     
  4. Kensington Reefer

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  5. ryanjiang

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    Thanks. Eheim it is.
     
  6. Coral reefer

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    And Chris at aquatic central had a few in for a pretty good price!
     
  7. Raddogz

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    If you're willing to wait I can give an eheim one to you (it is not clamp on style as it does require some kind of flat surface). The feeder side is a bit jacked up because my dog got to it. It dispenses food but not the minimum portion
     
  8. kinetic

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    I have an Eheim, works well but I have to put tape on the hole to make it smaller. I have tiny pellets that come out in floods, so the tape helps a bit. I wish there was a feeder that was a bit more controlled.
     
  9. ryanjiang

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    Too late, I have already ordered an Eheim in one of the thanks giving online sales.
     
  10. ryanjiang

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    Thank you Art, I may need to do the same :-(

    RN formula pellets are small.
     
  11. GreshamH

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    I think you mean ON as in Ocean Nutrition. RN is Reef Nutrition to most ;)

    make sure you mount it properly, like with two sided tape or something :D
     
  12. kinetic

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    I had an acrylic maker craft a "platform" for me for the feeder. It sits on my elos that doesn't have bracing, and looks really slick. I zip tied the feeder really snug, no way it'll fall in. I'd suggest zip ties as well if you can manage it.

    I can take photos if you'd like as well =)
     
  13. GreshamH

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    Photos please, sounds slick :)
     
  14. ryanjiang

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    Yeah sorry Ocean Nutrition.
     
  15. kinetic

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    Thanks. Does look good.
     
  17. sfboarders

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    The new eheims come with a rimless bracket now. At least mine did..... The one I bought last year did not.
     
  18. kinetic

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    aw man, i had to custom make mine!
     
  19. ryanjiang

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    Really really hope the one I ordered is newer version.
     
  20. 99sf

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    Kinetic, does your auto feeder have a ring underneath it, to prevent the pellets from falling into the overflow? Would you recommend the feeder ring that you are using?
     

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