Why the love of garlic?

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Why the love of garlic?

Post by olliesworld » Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:25 pm

Does anyone know why puffers love garlic? Not something they would encounter in the wild, right? Just because it is so delicious?
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Re: Why the love of garlic?

Post by frankielo23 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:37 pm

They do? lol. Do you feed them raw garlic in your tank? If so, I may have to try it and see what they think! Haha

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Re: Why the love of garlic?

Post by olliesworld » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:48 am

No, fresh (uncooked) shrimp thawed in garlic water. Heard about it on this forum. Ollie goes even more nuts for it than for the plain shrimp (which he super loves).
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Re: Why the love of garlic?

Post by FishFood16 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:42 pm

I'm interested to know why as well. Think I'm going to DIY my own extract, it'll probably be a fraction of the price of the stuff you can buy from the likes of seachem.

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Re: Why the love of garlic?

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:32 pm

Just dice a clove of garlic & soak the fish't food with it in water. You could out it in a tea strainer or a piece of nylon stocking, so you don't have to pick the pieces out.
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Re: Why the love of garlic?

Post by FishFood16 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:52 am

Nylon stocking yeah right on, that's what I'll do.

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Re: Why the love of garlic?

Post by peterp09 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:46 pm

I am also interested in it.

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