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Can you revive dead fish?

Asked: William Plante, Last Updated:

Small fish often don't need to be revived at all because they are on the line for only a short time, and are usually not physically stressed by the event. When you revive a fish, make sure you hold it upright and in a gentle flow of water so it can get its gills working and recover oxygen from the water.

FAQ

  • Can you thaw frozen shrimp in the bag?

    You've still got plenty of time to thaw that shrimp. Just take the unopened bag, place it in a big bowl full of cold water, and use a plate or other heavy thing to weigh the bag down so it is fully submerged—45 minutes later, you'll have ready-to-cook shrimp! ... Take that bag of shrimp out of the freezer and open it.

  • How much should crawfish cost?

    These prices can even fluctuate on a daily basis in some areas, just like the stock market. However, most crawfish are sold per pound or by the sack, and the usual price per pound falls between $3 and $6 per pound, depending on the nationwide supply and the factors mentioned below.

  • How does aquarium salt help fish?

    AQUARIUM SALT promotes fish health by improving gill function, making it easier for fish to breathe. It also provides essential electrolytes that fish need to reach peak coloration and vitality. These electrolytes may be lost each time you perform a partial water change, and will need to be replenished.

  • Does Benadryl help with shrimp allergy?

    Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl) or loratadine (Claritin), as your doctor recommends. If you have a severe reaction, you also might be given one of these antihistamines.

  • Do catfish need to be skinned?

    Catfish does not always need to be skinned before cooking. ... Catfish has a notoriously difficult skin to remove when the fish is raw. Once cooked, the skin slips off the flesh readily, but it will curl during cooking unless your score it first.

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  • How do you tell if shrimp are undercooked?

    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.

  • What color line is best for carp fishing?

    Monofilament lines are translucent and can be dyed into different colors to match the water you're fishing in. Clear monofilament lines are best for carp fishing in clear water. The most important advantage that mono lines have over the lines is that they're the least expensive of all three types.

  • Do frozen clams die?

    Clams are still alive when you freeze them and when thawed come back to life. ... You can tell, once thawed, if they bounce back like a freshly shucked clam.

  • Why do catfish stings hurt so bad?

    Catfish skin toxin and the venom from their dorsal and pectoral spines may cause a menacing sting. Although these stings are often innocuous, severe tissue necrosis may occur.

  • How do I know if my shrimp are dead?

    An easy way to tell whether it's a shell or a dead shrimp is that dead shrimp tend to be pinkish in color, whereas a shell will look almost exactly the same as a living aquarium shrimp. Molting is a necessary process that shrimp must go through numerous times as they grow.

  • How long do you have to soak fish?

    Soaking Instead of Cooking If you cut your fish or shellfish into bite-sized pieces and soak them in a marinade of salt and lime juice — essentially, a brine and a marinade in one — for at least 10 to 15 minutes, or up to 25 minutes, the pieces will become opaque and take on the texture of fully cooked fish.

  • How can you tell the difference between a male and female steelhead?

    Males have a longer jawline than females, which often forms a knob on the male jaw tip. The male jaw size is similar to the Pacific salmon. Male steelhead also have a convex-sloped forehead that points out at the nose, while the females' entire head flows relatively seamlessly to the tip of the nose.

  • What does chub fish look like?

    Bluish above and silvery below, with a dark spot at the base of the dorsal fin, it grows to about 30 cm (1 foot). It is also called the horned dace, for the hornlike projections that develop on the head of the male during the breeding season. The hornyhead chub is blue-backed with greenish sides and a light belly.

  • Can a fish disappear from a tank?

    When fish are sick, they are likely to spend more time hiding in the tank and they may exhibit behavioral changes such as lolling near the bottom of the tank. When this happens, you might not notice the fish and it could disappear completely before you even realize it is missing.

  • What is the rarest fish in?

    Devils Hole pupfish are likely the world's rarest fish, and their population dropped to 35 in 2013. Researchers have since made a breakthrough in their captive breeding.

  • Can you get sick from eating old bacon?

    Any bad meat, including spoiled bacon, has a high risk of containing large amounts of bacteria including Staphylococcus, Salmonella, Bacillus, Clostridium and Escherichia coli. ... What happens if you accidentally eat bad bacon? Food poisoning. Symptoms of food poisoning may include nausea and vomiting.

  • Can you cook catfish frozen?

    Fresh catfish can be cooked from the frozen state in the oven or on the stove. The cooking time may be about 50% longer than for fresh or thawed catfish. Some catfish products, such as frozen breaded catfish, should not be thawed before cooking.

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