Minced Garlic In A Jar..just An Example For Those Needing It

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I wanted to post a pic of some minced garlic for those that havent seen it before...this is just a few examples as many stores, have many different brands of it..DONT look for this brand, just the style of it....make sure its pure garlic and no preservatives and such...the juices each of these bottles produce, is great for soaking the fin babies food in..the garlic NEEDS to be eaten to make a difference..just adding it to the water, doesnt do half as good as them eating it...dont be surprised if the fish snub their noses (if fish have noses) at it.thats why its important to soak their food in it ....I included a pic of what I use..and for that LARGE bottle, its $3.49 and lasts forever!!

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and here is mine... garlic for my fin babies.jpg
 
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and make sure you dont get the one with soy oil in it. I just bought some yesterday and saw some with soy.
 
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and make sure you dont get the one with soy oil in it. I just bought some yesterday and saw some with soy.
TY red..I highlighted the part in my thread to make sure its PURE garlic with nothing else but water and garlic...
 

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I just bought a jar of "Bellino Minced Garlic" yesterday, but It has phosphoric acid in it!
I don't think I'm going to use it for my fish or myself. Instead, I think I'm going to try to mince fresh garlic and add a small amount of water. Then soak fish food in that. Any thoughts?
 

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I just bought a jar of "Bellino Minced Garlic" yesterday, but It has phosphoric acid in it!
I don't think I'm going to use it for my fish or myself. Instead, I think I'm going to try to mince fresh garlic and add a small amount of water. Then soak fish food in that. Any thoughts?
It will be safe for human use but not for the fish.
Fish need garlic with just garlic and water
Carol
 

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The only ones I have been able to find so far have citric acid and vegetable water in the ingredient list. Needless to say I didn't buy them
 
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I find mine in the section where they sell the veggies...its on a shelf with other jarred things ....the garlic you guys have (shine/amanda) sounds yummy for spaghetti ;D LOL
 

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I have the same chopped garlic jar as the original poster, but it says it contains phosphoric acid, along with garlic and water. Will this stuff harm fish?
 

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Will I be able to mince my own garlic and add some water to it? And also, how long do you soak it for?

Emily
 

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Will I be able to mince my own garlic and add some water to it? And also, how long do you soak it for?

Emily
Hi Emily,

That is what I do, I use tank water and add it to the minced garlic, I usually let it soak for just a minute or two, it doesn't take long to get saturated.
 

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I haven't been able to find any jarred garlic that doesn't contain additives. I bought one that is just garlic and vinegar, is this ok? Can I rinse the garlic pieces and use them?

I always have fresh garlic too, but I need it to be as potent as possible, as well as very finely cut/minced. This is where I thought jarred garlic could help.
 

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I wouldn't use it if it contains vinegar.
Try a garlic press or sometimes fish will eat teeny pieces of garlic.
 

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Well I'm going through ick problems and will be getting fresh garlic cloves if my next store to stop at doesn't have the jarred kind
 

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hi well i got the jist of which to get but how the hay do i give it to the fish,how do i soak there food in it???
 

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Good morning,

You can just add a few drops onto the fish food. Flakes and pellets may get soggy if you soak them too long.

I usually add it to the fishes treats of presoaked Freeze Dried Krill (once a week) and or thawed frozen blood worms.

Ken
 

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Thank you for this thread! It definately helps me! I went to the grocery and literrally had the hardest time finding some...then, when I think I've finally found some, brought it home, got the lid off to put some in water...it's the minced garlic that is in the grinder salt jar things....so in order to even get it out, I have to turn the top and it grinds it up! lol....sigh....so now I have a garlic grinder thing and no minced garlic...arrrrrgggg!!!
 
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