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Can fish fungus spread?

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They can be induced by substandard water quality, infected food or open wounds, but there are many other causes. Although fungal infections are not generally contagious, infected fish should be treated immediately with an anti-fungal medication, preferably in a quarantine aquarium.

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    Bromophenol is what gives the fish the iodine smell and flavor. It comes from the fish eating algae or worms high in blomophenol or from eating shrimp that have recently consumed organisms high in bromophenol.

  • Can you use flies on a spinning reel?

    Fly fishing with spinning gear may sound a bit funky at first, but it's one deadly trout technique! ... That's right, you can do just as well – or better – tossing little wads of feathers and glue on light spinning gear.

  • Why do people use anchovy paste?

    A touch of anchovy paste can be used to add a savory, umami quality to dishes — one that's not so much briny as it is piquant. Use it to boost stews, soups, and braises, or to perk up tomato sauce or a meat rub. Personally, I love using the ingredient to up the quotient in a Caesar salad dressing.

  • Why you never see fish in the Grand Canyon?

    Fish are relatively uncommon in the Grand Canyon Prior to modern flood control measures, the Colorado River provided a uniquely difficult habitat for fish, with heavy silt, frequent floods, and temperatures ranging from extreme heat in summer to sub-freezing in winter.

  • What is the largest croaker ever caught?

    Portsmouth fisherman hauls in world-record croaker

    • Norman Jenkins of Portsmouth holds the largest croaker ever caught, at 8 pounds, 11 ounces. With Jenkins is longtime fishing buddy Sammy Brooks of Portsmouth. ( Special to The Virginian-Pilot)
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    Aug 18, 2007

  • Can you catch salmon with lures?

    Lure fishing is also a very popular way of targeting these fish, especially when the water is high or fishing deep slow-running water, and for that I personally use a Rovex lure pro with a 22-50g casting rating matched with a medium sized fixed spool reel and 30lb braid.

  • Can shark fish live with guppies?

    Rainbow sharks, Red tail sharks and Albino sharks (Pangasius catfish) all grow huge and are quite aggressive. They would harass the guppies and eat them if they are small enough. You will gradually see them disappear. You can give away your sharks and introduce the guppies afterwards.

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  • What happens if you overcook crawfish?

    8. Boiling times may vary depending on the time of the year and the thickness of the shell, but once they come back to a boil, let them boil for no longer than 2mins. This is where many people mess up. You can overcook a crawfish very easily, and then peeling gets tough.

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  • How do you wash salmon before cooking?

    If the salmon filets are skin on, it's a good idea to rinse and dry before cooking. Also if the filets have any fishy smell, submerge the pieces in 1 quart of water with 1 tablespoon of white vinegar then rinse with running water. This will remove the bacteria that is on the skin and improve the taste of the fish.

  • How long does dried squid last?

    Without refrigeration, the food can last you for 3 to 5 years when stored at 80°F. When you store the dehydrated food, it not only saves your lots of money (which you might have to spend on buying dried food from the market) but also makes your meals stress-free too. Grilling squid is, in theory, incredibly simple.

  • Should I let water sit before adding fish?

    Ordinary tap water is fine for filling up the aquarium as long as you let it sit for several days before adding fish (the chlorine in the tap water will kill the fish).

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  • How long should you cook fish?

    Cook fish about 10 minutes per inch, turning it halfway through the cooking time. For example, a 1-inch fish steak should be cooked 5 minutes on each side for a total of 10 minutes. Pieces less than 1/2 inch thick do not have to be turned over.

  • What time of day is best to fish?

    Wait until mid-morning to start fishing for the best results. Fishing in the mid-to-late afternoon is usually very good as well. In fact, I have caught more fish in the late afternoon from 3 hours before sunset until dusk than any other time of day during the winter in both ice fishing and open water.

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    When it's cooked, it should be an opaque white with some pink and bright red accents. This is the best indicator of whether or not shrimp is fully cooked. Do not eat the shrimp if it is gray or translucent after cooking. *Note On Shape: When shrimp cooks, the muscle contracts, so the shrimp shrinks and curls.

  • What is the point of scaling a fish?

    The process of removing the scales from a fish is known as "scaling or descaling" and can be quite difficult if not executed correctly. One of the reasons you want to descale a fish is to remove the outer slime coat.

  • Which country has the most salmon?

    Not surprisingly, Norway and Chile dominate the overview presenting the world's 20 largest salmon producers. Of the twenty largest, 11 companies have their head office in Norway, six in Chile, while the United Kingdom, the Faroe Islands and Canada have one each.

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    Blobfish The grumpy-looking, gelatinous blobfish has won a public vote to become the official mascot of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society. This gives the fish the unofficial title of world's ugliest animal.

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    Most adult crayfish are about 7.5 cm (3 inches) long. Among the smallest is the 2.5-cm-long Cambarellus diminutus of the southeastern United States. Among the largest is Astacopsis gouldi of Tasmania, which may reach 40 cm in length and weigh about 3.5 kg (8 pounds).

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