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Old 01-26-2005, 11:50 PM   #1
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how long do u soak in garlic
1 hr?
2 hr?
12 hr?
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Old 01-27-2005, 12:03 AM   #2
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I soak the food for about 20 Min. Not sure if its wrong or right.
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Okay not to sound dumb, why garlic?
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Old 01-27-2005, 12:15 AM   #5
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Kidding 8) , The antioxidants are good for the fish, plus garlic guard adds vitamin C to their product which is also good for the animals.
It can help spur a feeding response in new fish that refuse to eat and there is some evidence that it may help keep parasites off of a fish to a certain degree.
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oh I would have bought the vampire answer. I however, do appreciate your second answer. I still have tons to learn. Thanks!
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Old 01-27-2005, 01:51 AM   #8
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how would i do that garlic soaking?
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Put flake food or some thawed and rinsed frozen food in a couple drops of garlic and let is sit there. At about 10 minutes, I mix it around a bit, then around 20 minutes I put it in the tank.
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Seems like any food can absorb liquid in a matter of a few seconds. I've been doing mine for as long as the frozen Ocean Nutrition Formula one or Two takes to thaw. I make sure I can much it up with my handy plastic spoon, drain any tiny excess and feed.

Otherwise Ocean Nutrician pellets have garlic already in it. Might try that too for a change.

But they're right. The fish go crazy. Shrimp come runnning out from behind the rocks. I've seen my hermits appear to leap off the rocks to get the garlic soaked foods. Now that part is funny.
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