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Old 04-28-2008, 04:35 PM   #1
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Selcon soak...how long?

I've gone ahead and purchased Selcon and Garlic. From what I've read here, it seems the way to go. I read the package directions, but am curious as to the methods you fine people employ. How long a soak? How much do you use? Always get good ideas from you folks!
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When ever I did use it I added half a cap and soaked for half an hour.
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I also let mine soak for about 20-30 minutes.
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20-30 minutes for me too, but I also add Zoe along with the garlic and Selcon.
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I soak mine for about 15min as well.
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15 - 20 minutes when I use it. I also add it to my blender mush which then gets frozen.
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It really depends on the type of food you are soaking. If it is flake, it absorbs it immediately and can then be fed. If it is a cube of frozen, put 2-3 drops on the cube and let it thaw completely then feed. For my eels and other predators that eat the large shrimp, I actually tank an insulin needle/syringe and inject a couple drops into the shrimp and then feed it.
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