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Do snails make a fish tank dirty?

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A snail's penchant for cleaning tanks is a double-edged sword. On one hand, they remove decaying matter that accumulates, and some eliminate algae, but snails contribute waste as well. They're not removing much more than they're putting back into your tank.

FAQ

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    A female salmon is called: hen.

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    1. Clean the fish.
    2. Grind the fish to produce its natural flavor.
    3. Place the grounded fish to a clean bowl with stirrer.
    4. Add exact amount of salt and mix uniformly to prevent the growth of microorganisms during fermentation.
    5. Ferment for 13 days.

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