Easy Reefs Masstick Fish Food

Product Showcase: Easy Reefs Masstick Fish Food

Marine fish on natural reefs are always in the feed mode, as they hunt down food in the water column or pick for food on live rock as they swim in and around the reef. Many fish in a captive reef tank will typically not do this, as they consume most of their food in concentrated amounts when the reef keeper feeds the tank.

Well, there is one product out there that provides an alternative. Masstick fish food, manufactured by Easy Reefs, is a self-adhesive paste (yes, you read that right) you can stick on the aquarium glass or live rock, allowing fish to constantly pick over time and feed in a more natural manner.

Masstick Fish Food

The food is sold as a powder and all you have to do is add RODI (Reverse Osmosis and Deionization) water and knead the mixture in a plastic bag to create the paste. A ratio of one part water and two parts powder are recommended to achieve the right consistency. I added 7 mls of RODI water to the 14g of powder in my package.

As for shelf life, it will last 5 days if refrigerated and about 5 weeks if frozen. If you go the frozen route you can create some small cubes when the paste is soft by smushing it with some egg crate.

Masstick is comprised mainly of freeze-dried crustaceans, including shrimp, and it also includes two species of phytoplankton as well as macro algae. No preservatives are added and Easy Reefs says it uses only the freshest and highest quality ingredients.

Masstick Fish Food

One really cool thing about this food is that you can blend it with other types of foods to create your own “special sauce”.  Small amounts can even be used to feed LPS corals. To find out more information or to purchase this all natural food, please visit premiumaquatics.com.


Additional Resources

If you would like some help with a new tank build, including help designing a custom aquarium, or help re-configuring your current setup then you can visit this page for more information. And if you are looking to add some equipment, I do sell GHL, Pax Bellum, Reef Octopus Calcium and Kalk Reactors and Royal Exclusiv products, including Dreamboxes, which is the equipment I use and recommend. I also sell Reef Brite metal halide and LED fixtures as well as Maxspect & IceCap Gyres.

As for additional insights and information, please explore my many other reef tank and SPS related articles as well as my YouTube channel. For an even deeper dive into reef tank care you can check out my Reef Keeping Master Class. This online course is an immersive and one of a kind educational tool designed to help reef aquarium hobbyists build and maintain a beautiful SPS reef tank. The course is a series of video presentations with some supplemental video from my YouTube channel. There are also quizzes to help students retain and understand the information presented in the course.

Need some frags…..I can help with that as well 🙂 Please visit my SPS Frag store to see what is available.

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