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Are shrimp easy to maintain?

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Shrimp are easier to keep than fish in many ways, but they are much more sensitive to changes in their water chemistry. Please note that they are very sensitive to copper and many other metals; excessive iron fertilization to achieve red plants or water supplements containing copper can result in swift death.

FAQ

  • Can you fish topwater in winter?

    Although the spring and summer will always be the predominant topwater time, that doesn't mean that there isn't some darn good topwater fishing all winter – assuming your water is still wet.

  • What are the methods of preserving dry fish?

    Fish are preserved through such traditional methods as drying, smoking and salting. The oldest traditional way of preserving fish was to let the wind and sun dry it. Drying food is the world's oldest known preservation method, and dried fish has a storage life of several years.

  • Is eating raw fish in Japan safe?

    Raw fish is safe to eat in Japan because you eat saltwater fish. Freshwater fish, however, is not suitable to be eaten raw. In Japan, fish must observe high-quality standards to be eaten raw, and it is carefully handled since its capture to ensure safety.

  • Do jellyfish die when they get washed up?

    Jellyfish are mostly made of water, so they die quickly after washing onshore. They're cold-blooded animals and can lose mobility when water temperatures are below normal.

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  • Does catfish need to be thawed before cooking?

    Do I need to thaw frozen fish before cooking? According to the USDA, it is completely acceptable to cook raw foods from a frozen state, but you'll need to increase your cooking time by about 50 percent to cook it entirely through.

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  • Can you salt cure any fish?

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  • Is tuna from supermarket safe to eat raw?

    Tuna steak from the grocery store should only be consumed raw if it is labeled sushi-grade or sashimi-grade. While this is still not a guarantee against parasites, it means the fish was caught, cleaned, and frozen quickly while still on the boat and is the best option for sushi or sashimi.

  • How many fish can a 3 gallon tank hold?

    Using the 1 inch per 1 gallon rule, you could fit only 2-3 small fish in a 3 gallon tank, assuming those fish do not reach a maximum size of 2 inches (5 cm) or more.

  • Can you leave fish in a cooler overnight?

    You can keep fish on ice before cleaning them for 24 – 36 hours if you pack them correctly. Using an insulated cooler with a draining spout filled with crushed ice is ideal. There are other tips and tricks that anglers use to ensure freshness.

  • Which state is famous for prawns?

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    1West Bengal405,000
    2Orissa31,600
    3Andhra Pradesh150,000
    4Tamil Nadu56,000

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  • Can I put ghost shrimp with betta?

    Ghost shrimps and bettas can live together, however, there is a risk of your ghost shrimp being eaten. ... However, due to the fact they're so cheap, they're some of the best tank mates to start off with to see how aggressive your betta is. If he doesn't kill them, then it's a lot more likely he won't kill other fish.

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  • Do treble hooks hurt fish?

    A few more fish may get away than with barbed hooks, but it's a small price for you to pay for a much higher chance at survival for the fish. The same is true for treble hooks. They do increase the likelihood that a fish gets and stays hooked. But once it's time to release, treble hooks are trouble.

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