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Old 12-09-2012, 03:37 PM   #1
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So I have a finicky fish that won't eat. I know garlic can get them to eat but I was wondering if garlic powder would work if I sprinkled it on the frozen mysis and put it in the tank.... anyone else know if this is safe or works? My LFS has garlic extract that's like $35 for a little 2oz bottle I don't want to pay that much!
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:35 PM   #2
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have you checkd out "garlic guard" by seachem....

yes ; your garlic powder should work just fine and be safe as well...you don't need a lot but you do need to let it soak for a bit....

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have you fed them Plecocaine yet ? lol
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:49 PM   #3
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Alright I'll let it soak and I haven't what's plecocaine?
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:17 AM   #4
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Plecocaine is fish food...you can get it from that lohachata guy that posts on here...
what kind of fish do you have ?
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:53 AM   #5
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I have a coral beauty that won't eat, he picks algae off the glass and rock but not mysis or brine, one of my clowns only eats flakes nothing else
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:50 PM   #6
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Go to a health food store and get some garlic powder called "Kyolic." It works as well as the made-for-fish stuff at a tiny fraction of the price.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:59 PM   #7
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Is regular garlic powder say the Walmart brand work?
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:33 PM   #8
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it works but the kyolic is much better.....
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try live brine shrimp or small fresh water ghost shrimp will live in salt water for a few I haven't hade to much luck with garlic of any sort with angels they seem to require things to run away from them
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thaw, add, refreeze.
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:19 AM   #11
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none of mine seem to like frozen brine... they look at it like its gonna attack them lol
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:30 AM   #12
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Or buy loha's food...

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Live california blackworms-- almost nothing can resist them. Even Atlantic Butterflies will eat them. ( but not pacific )
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Originally Posted by TheOldSalt View Post
Live california blackworms-- almost nothing can resist them. Even Atlantic Butterflies will eat them. ( but not pacific )
I 2nd black worms they like the wiggling
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