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How do catfish breed naturally?

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Steps of propagation

  1. Step 1: Identify and separate the sexes. ...
  2. Step 2: Select and check for a gravid female (ie female with ripe eggs) ...
  3. Step 3: Weigh the female fish. ...
  4. Step 4: Prepare the female catfish for injection. ...
  5. Step 5: Isolate the injected fish in a comfortable, big bowl and wait for 10 to 12 hours.

FAQ

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    Dealing with that little black string 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.

  • Why did my shrimp turn green?

    They will turn green if you feed them food that contains Astaxanthin. My turned a real dark blue/green and even the eggs of berried shrimp turned green. I don't know about any veggies that will turn them green though. My shrimp stayed green for a good 6 weeks after I fed them.

  • What will happen if fish become extinct?

    The ocean will no longer be able to perform many of its essential functions, leading to a lower quality of life. People will starve as they lose one of their main food sources. The effects of a world without fish in the sea would be felt by everyone.

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    Crayfish will typically eat whatever they can catch, but since they are slow-moving, they are rarely able to harm most types of fish or shrimp. They prefer foods like invertebrate pellets or blanched vegetables (such as zucchini, carrots, and spinach), but will also eat fish food and algae wafers.

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    Flathead catfish are primarily but not exclusively bottom feeders and consume insects, crayfish, clams, and assorted small fish, including sunfish, shiners, and shad.

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