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Old 06-09-09, 04:59
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Great info thank you
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So this could be made, put in an ice cube tray to create cubes/shapes, then frozen? Then just pop one out and toss it in the tank? Or would you let it thaw a bit first? I'm a little confused on the consistency with the gelatin, thinking then that it wouldn't be frozen, but you mentioned it could be frozen. I just got a bn pleco and would love to make some of this so I know he's getting all his vits and mins.
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I had a look on the web about freezing gelatin, i think you are able to freeze it but when its thawed best done in the fridge
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Old 22-03-10, 10:48
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Gelatine will freeze but NOT as hard as an ice cube, you can easily make up in ice cube trays and pop out. ( I know about the frozen gelatine as we make a frozen jelly dessert at work with it )
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Old 22-03-10, 13:47
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So then I should make the mix with the gelatin, put it in ice cube trays, and pop in the freezer. Then when I need one, should I thaw it in the fridge or will the temp of the tank water do it for me?
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Old 22-03-10, 15:31
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It will thaw pretty quick in tank water
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Old 22-03-10, 23:56
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Gelatine will freeze but NOT as hard as an ice cube,
So do you think it would be able to be cut in half in the cube tray after freezing? (sorry don't use gelatin that much to be familiar with it) I just think the size of an entire cube is too big for one serving. I have shredded zucchini in my freezer that I've been trying to figure out what to do with it. I can't wait to make this for my bn!!!
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Old 23-03-10, 11:24
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Yes you could cut it, but I think you would be better just filling halfway, trying to anything thats frozen can be risky
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Just made the veg "blocks" like in the recipe. I used green beans, sweet peas,yellow squash, zucchini, algae wafers, fish flakes and knox gelatin. I am hoping he will like them since it made 3 ice cube trays worth! LOL Right now they are in the fridge waiting to set. Then I'll move them to the freezer to keep.
How long do you think they will last frozen before they go bad?
Is this something I can use every other night in place of his veg, opposite of the nights he gets a wafer?
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Old 28-03-10, 10:22
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They should last a few months
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