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Do crawfish stay alive in water?

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Crawfish can live out of water for several days under proper conditions. Since crawfish have specialized gills to breathe out water, they are able to survive as long as those gills are wet. If they are in a humid environment, they can stay out of water for months!

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  • How do you store raw fish in the freezer?

    Wash fresh fish well, gut and clean (if catching your own), and place the fish in an airtight, vacuum sealed or plastic freezer bag. If you see air pockets in the freezer bag, only then add a little water to these pockets to make the bag airtight.

  • Is pollock healthier than tilapia?

    Cod, pollock, and haddock are even leaner than tilapia and almost as mild, with firm flesh. They're also wild caught as a rule, which makes for a very clean and contaminant-free fish. ... Like tilapia, consider them sources of lean protein.

  • Do fish bite when it's cold?

    Because the cold reduces a fish's metabolism, they aren't going to go for the big stuff. ... Because fish aren't as hungry in the cold, attractants will encourage them to bite and hold on once they do.

  • Can you feed frozen shrimp to freshwater fish?

    Never had any problems. You can certainly thaw the shrimp out in tank water. If you are concerned what might be in the water, simply throw it down the drain when you're done.

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  • Can you put crawfish in a pond?

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    Sometimes when you buy raw shrimp you will notice a thin, black string down its back. Although removing that string is called deveining, it is actually not a vein (in the circulatory sense.) It is the shrimp's digestive tract, and its dark color means it is filled with grit.

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