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How do fish act when they are pregnant?

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When pregnant, there is a slight discoloration that slowly darkens as the guppy progresses through pregnancy. The patch first has a yellowish tinge, then brown and become deep orange as the pregnancy develops. This patch is where the fertilized eggs are stored and grow.

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  • Can you keep fish in the fridge for 5 days?

    Bass, flounder, tuna, swordfish, trout, and salmon can keep from three to five days, according to MarthaStewart.com. However, oily fishes like mackerel, bluefish, and sardines have a slightly shorter window. You should make sure to cook and eat them within three days.

  • How do you keep bait fish alive without aerator?

    How to keep minnows alive without an aerator? Put some ice cubes in a jar in the water inside a bait bucket to keep it in optimal cool conditions for the minnows. Repeat this as frequently as needed to keep the water cool.

  • Can you put fish directly grill?

    Fish such as tuna, salmon, halibut, and swordfish, whose texture is more like beef or pork, should be grilled directly on the grate. (More delicate fish, such as tilapia, sole, and flounder, sometimes fare better when grilled in a foil packet or grill basket.)

  • Can you get botulism from canned tuna?

    According to the CDC , around 15 percent of botulism cases are foodborne. These can be home-canned foods or commercially canned products that didn't undergo proper processing. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that botulism toxin has been found in: ... canned tuna fish.

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  • What fish is considered cold water fish?

    Cold water fish include salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring, trout, anchovies and other species.

  • Which is better tuna in brine or oil?

    Brine, essentially salted water, is a far better choice than sunflower oil. That said, it does have a high sodium content which in turn is bad for your heart. Salt also works against you if you're trying to lose weight in that it prompts the body to retain water.

  • What size hooks for live shrimp?

    For shrimp, I like to use a #1 or #2 circle hook. For smaller baitfish, like a threadfin or finger mullet, I like to use a #2, #1, or 1/0 circle hook. For larger, tougher baitfish, like big pinfish or croakers, I'll go with a 3/0 to 5/0 circle hook.

  • What can I use if I dont have fish stock?

    Bottled clam broth makes a good substitute for plain fish stock. To transform it into court bouillon, add half a vegetable bouillon cube per cup clam juice. For a highly concentrated fish broth, sometimes known as a fish fumet, cook clam juice uncovered until about a quarter of it cooks away.

  • Do boats bother fish?

    Wind and paddle-powered craft may scare a few fish, but motor-powered boats are the main killers and disrupters of fish. They produce water and air pollution from the exhaust and the petroleum motors, and noise pollution and turbulence from boat motors can kill or disturb fish populations.

  • What is the green stuff inside clams?

    If you want to know what real oyster poop looks like, read this: There I was, covered in oyster poop. The green-coloured organ in the interior of bivalve molluscs (oysters, mussels, clams, scallops) is the hepatopancreas.

  • Is it a good sign when shrimp molting?

    Molting is a very good sign. Mine molts maybe once a month. They do need iodine to help with the process and this is typically replenished when you do water changes.

  • Can you freeze fresh salmon pieces?

    The best way to freeze raw salmon is to rinse it, pat it dry, and wrap it tightly in plastic wrap. Then place in a container or zip-top bag, date it, and freeze it. Use it within three months for the optimum quality.

  • What alcoholic drink goes with fish?

    A vodka cocktail is a great choice to pair with fresh seafood, especially fish. With so many vodka cocktails to choose from, we recommend the Moscow mule for its citrus flavors. All it takes to make this delicious drink is two ounces of vodka, Β½ ounce of lime juice, and six ounces of ginger beer over ice.

  • What is the best time of day to catch salmon?

    In general, the magic hours of early morning just before sunrise, and late evening just after sunset are the best for salmon fishing. The phases of the moon come into play, high and low tide, and even low-pressure systems moving in can enhance your opportunity.

  • What is a Manila clam used for?

    Manila clams (Venerupis philippinarum) are wee bivalve mollusks commonly used in meal preparations, notably for soups, sauces and pastas. They're appreciated for their smooth textures and sweet flavoring. Although Manila clams are visually reminiscent of littleneck clams, they are markedly longer than the latter.

  • Is winter a good time to fly fish?

    Winter can be the most rewarding season of the year for fly anglers. If you can stand the cold, you just might have the river to yourself, experiencing solitude that's rarely found when the mayflies are hatching in spring and summer.

  • Why are fish attracted to garlic?

    Anise and garlic may be masking scents rather than attracting scents. Now think about this: The smells or scents are transmitted to the fish by the water surrounding the fish. ... The scents that utilize fish oil as a base stay on the bait quite well and disperse readily in the water leaving a "scent trail".

  • Can I leave my betta fish for 2 days?

    Betta fish can survive up to 10 days without food, however, this is not recommended! ... 2 to 4 days is ok but any longer than this, and you must find a pet sitter to feed your fish. Any more and you are starving your fish.

  • How many tilapia can I put in a 275 gallon tank?

    Stock Tank 1 to 2 U.S. gallons of water can support between 0.5 lbs. to 1.0 lbs. of tilapia in an aquaponics system. A 275 gallon IBC could potentially support 68 to 275 lbs. of tilapia.

  • Do you have to boil crawfish alive?

    You want crawfish that are fresh, alive, and clean. (All crawfish are sluggish during cold transport, but be sure that they are alive. Do NOT cook dead crawfish.) Do not buy bugs caked in mud and all crawfish should be similar in size to cook in the same amount of time.

  • How long does it take to fry fish?

    For all those wondering, β€œhow long does fish take to fry?”: As a rough estimate, it takes about 3 to 4 minutes per side to pan-fry the average fillet. Once the first side is golden, flip the fish over, using tongs or a large metal spatula such as this OXO Fish Turner, ($14, Target) and a fork to steady the fish.

  • Is it a sin to fish on the Sabbath?

    Fishing, which entails both harvesting and killing an animal, is prohibited on Shabbat.

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