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Can you raise shrimp at home to eat?

Asked: Penner Smith, Last Updated:

Many people raise shrimp at home, in small tanks or large ponds, for their own table or to sell as a seafood crop. With a little time and effort, you can grow your own shrimp, using some easy guidelines. ... Set up your shrimp tanks. Allot 10 shrimp per 20 gallons of water to give shrimp adequate personal space.

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  • Can a fish fly?

    Despite their name, flying fish aren't capable of powered flight. Instead they propel themselves out of the water at speeds of more than 35 miles (56 kilometers) an hour. Once in the air, their rigid “wings” allow them to glide for up to 650 feet (200 meters).

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    When fish are jumping, it usually means they are feeding on something near the surface, and if you don't present something that imitates what they are eating, then they won't bite.

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