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How much shrimp do you need for a shrimp boil?

Asked: Vicusa Kowski, Date Created:

How much to buy: Boiled shrimp: Plan on ½ to 1 pound of shell-on shrimp per person for boiled shrimp. Amount needed depends on whether sides such as corn, potatoes, sausage etc are being served. Also consider appetite level.

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  • What kind of fish is used at Captain D's?

    Pollock. Our Pollock are wild-caught in the northern Pacific Ocean. They are one of the most popular kinds of seafood in the United States and one of the most plentiful species in the world, so feel free to have another!

  • How many Cory catfish in a community tank?

    What Size Tank Do Cory Catfish Need? For dwarf species, a 10-gallon aquarium may be suitable, but we recommend 20 gallons or more for most other varieties. As a relatively small fish, they crave safety in numbers, so a group of six corydoras or more (all of the same species) is highly suggested.

  • Is it OK to eat the tail of fried shrimp?

    Yes, you can eat shrimp tails and they are edible, but are not meant to be eaten. They are kept on mostly for flavor and presentation purposes, not necessarily to be eaten. It's much like the cartilage on chicken bones – some people love it, some pick the meat off it and don't touch it.

  • Will Plecos eat fish flakes?

    Pellets and Flakes To feed a plecostomus, use normal commercially available fish food. A plecostomus will eat flakes that have fallen to the floor of the tank. ... The pellets can be the generic type but also come designed for bottom-feeding catfish, which is a more desirable food choice for plecostomus.

  • Can you put shrimp in a pond?

    You can introduce most shrimp to your pond without threatening any of their neighbors or your plants. ... Freshwater shrimp are bottom feeders who feed on algae and plant root systems. Because of that, they can thrive while also not competing directly with your fish for food.

  • Can you fish a nymph without an indicator?

    Concentrating on staying 'connected' to your fly is the key to nymphing without an indicator. Fish as Short a Line as Possible. Staying connected to your fly is a lot easier said than done.

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