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Do fish like being stroked?

Asked: sandrina, Last Updated:

Yes, some fish like being petted. So, of course, not all fish (like sharks) like to be touched and caressed. Some fish, like groupers, really enjoy being petted. Fish like to be caressed gently. They can even get used to it and can come up to be petted.

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    Before refrigerating a fish, wash it in cold water and dry it with a clean cloth or paper towels. Then wrap the clean fish in waxed paper, plastic wrap or aluminum foil, and store it on ice or in the refrigerator. You can usually store a fish in the refrigerator for up to two days.

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  • Is beer good with fish?

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  • When baking salmon should you cover it with foil?

    I find that salmon and other fish will continue to “cook” as they rest after being removed from the oven. I typically remove my salmon early (anywhere between 137 and 140 degrees F), cover the salmon with foil, then let it rest for about 5 minutes. The resting time allows the fish to come up to 145 degrees F.

  • Is it hard to start a shrimp farm?

    These are relatively easy to aquaculture, but require large ponds with excellent filtration and water quality. ... Raising freshwater shrimp in tanks has generally been unsuccessful, as these animals need well-oxygenated water and plenty of space to thrive.

  • What is the largest crayfish?

    Giant Freshwater Crayfish The Giant Freshwater Crayfish (Astacopsis gouldi) is the largest freshwater crayfish in the world, and is found only in rivers in the north of Tasmania. Mature adults are capable of reaching 6 kg in weight, although 2-3 kg animals are now considered large.

  • How many fish can go into a 2.5 gallon tank?

    You can keep at least 3 in a 2.5 gallon tank; they don't like to stay alone, so make sure to buy at least 2-3 for your tank. You can keep a maximum of 5 bloodfin tetras in a 2.5 gallon tank.

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