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Do fish guts make good compost?

Asked: Adrien Fishing, Last Updated:

Some types of food waste, such as meat, fish, and bones, cannot be readily composted. These materials will become rancid, emit foul odors, and attract rodents and other unwanted animals to your compost pile. However, meat and fish remains are still wholly organic, and therefore they will decompose.

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  • How long can smoked fish stay out?

    If you plan on storing the smoked fish, keep it under refrigeration at 38 degrees F or less. Do not let fish sit longer than two hours at room temperature after cleaning and before smoking.

  • Do crayfish eat their babies?

    Careful with the Baby Crayfish However, crayfish are known to eat each other. So after a few short days, take the female out of the tank. The last thing you want is to have mom eat her babies. ... Later, your crayfish can eat sinking pellets and will have other choices in food.

  • Is it true that a shark in a fish tank will only grow 8 inches?

    A shark in a fish tank will grow 8 inches, but in the ocean it will grow to 8 feet or more. The shark will never outgrow its environment and the same is true about you. Fish grow to the size of their tank. This means that a fish has not grown at the right speed, and to the right size, for its species.

  • Which country is the largest producer of fish?

    China In addition to being by far the major fish producer, China has also been the main exporter of fish and fish products since 2002. Since 2004, Norway has been the second major exporter, now followed by Viet Nam (Figure 29).

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    Fish pie can be frozen either before or after it has been baked, though it is always assembled before freezing.

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