The trick works with any carbonated beverage. It works with regular cola, orange soda, root beer, etc. It’s actually very cool when performed with tonic water under a black light because you get a glowing blue fountain. However, you can use seltzer water (very easy cleanup) or any soda.
How many Mentos do you add to Diet Coke?
The goal is to drop all seven Mentos into the bottle of soda at the same time, which is trickier than you might think. One method for doing this is to roll a piece of paper into a tube just big enough to hold the loose Mentos, like a roll of coins.
How do you do the Mentos and Diet Coke trick?
Step 1: Remove the lid from the Diet Coke and set it the bottle of soda on a flat surface. Step 2: Roll the paper into a tube around a pack of Mentos mints, tape it into place and pull it off of the roll of mints. Step 3: Hold your finger over one end of the paper tube and have your child fill it up with Mentos mints.
What works better Coke or Diet Coke with Mentos?
Believe it or not, research scientists have actually concluded that Diet Coke produces the best stream of flying soda (much to the joy of the Mentos Experiment enthusiasts).