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The only frozen food I use is bloodworms, but the concept is the same. I thaw out a block by rinsing it in a brine shrimp net under cool, running tap water. I pour the contents of the net into a piece of glassware with a tight-fitting lid for the excess and put it in the fridge for the next feeding. I feed with a pair of long tweezers as that lets me be fairly precise with how much I put in each tank. Minimize the amount of water in what goes into the fridge or they will actually start decomposing and you may develop internal parasite issues

It seems like you may have fish that are much better at feeding from the surface or middle of the water column. If you don't have any bottom-feeders like cories, your wise to be concerned about the uneaten excess.
In a nutshell, it's not an exact science. Personally, I find frozen much easier to feed appropriately than flakes. It just takes some observation and taking some mental notes of just how much you can feed before they give up and let it drop and rot. Tools like long tweezers make it easier to judge just how much they can consume comfortably.
 
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