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Can I turn my fish tank filter off at night?

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It is not a good idea to turn off your aquarium filter every night. The filter plays a key role in the health of your tank, and shutting it down for hours at a time can eventually lead to problems. ... Second, your filter helps to aerate the water.

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  • How much do crawfish farmers make a year?

    How much do crawfish farmer's make? The average independent crawfish farmer will make $46,800 in gross revenue annually. But the average income of a crawfish isn't much help for determining what your personal income will be from raising and selling the product.

  • Are daily water changes bad for fish?

    No, daily water changes of a small size are not bad for the fish, but the frequent disturbance from them may stress them.

  • Why is fermented fish so smelly?

    Chemical process. The fermentation happens through autolysis and starts from a lactic acid enzyme in the spine of the fish. Together with bacteria, pungent smelling acids are formed, such as propionic acid, butyric acid and acetic acid. Hydrogen sulfide is also produced.

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