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Old 11-03-2005, 12:50 PM   #1
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Garlic & Selcon question

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I have read multiple times in here how people use garlic and selcon to boost the immune system of their fish. Does anyone have recommendations of what brands of either of these or maybe where to get them on-line? I've never used either of these, so I could use some input. I'll check with my LFS soon, but they're in the process of moving, so things are a little hectic there now. It might be easier for me to order online at this point until their move is finished.

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Garlic Guard is the garlic additive I use and Selcon is the name brand for the vitamins that I use.

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Old 11-03-2005, 02:28 PM   #3
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I use Kent Marine's Garlic Xtreme and Zoecon.
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I use garlic xtreme and selcon. Sometimes add some zoe
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Garlic extreme, Selcon and vita-chem for me.
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i know bigalsonline has them and im shure most others do to.
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thatfishplace.com has it too.

isnt garlic guard used to ward off diseases and entice feeding?

but I know that selcon is one of the best vitamin supplements for sw fish.
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I mix garlic juice into my fish food about once a month. It helps to ward off ick and similar diseases. I think it is a waste of money to buy the premixed stuff.

It is my understanding that it is very hard to have sw fish not do well if they are getting the right types of fish, thus I would not purchase the vitamin supplements unless I had a special type of fish or a sick fish.
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I do not think it is a waste of money. You can definitely go overboard but giving your fish vitamins is no different than you taking vitamins. It gives you all the stuff you are missing in meals and assist in general good health. Since these fish are not in their natural enviroment and eating what they naturally would I think it is a good idea.
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