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Is farmed salmon from Chile good?

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One of the biggest concerns of salmon farming in Chile is the high levels of antibiotics and pesticides used to fight diseases and parasites in the net pens. ... The overuse of antibiotics like florfenicol and oxytetracycline can create antimicrobial resistance. This could lead to public health issues, as well.

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    Don't Feed Your Fish As for food, freshwater fish are quite capable of going for several days without a meal. Healthy adult fish can go for a week or two without feeding. ... That doesn't mean you should routinely skip feedings, but your fish can safely be left without food over a long holiday weekend.

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    They behave like adults and easily feed by themselves. It takes them approximately 75 days to become adults. After that, they are ready to breed.

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    Two weeks seems kind of like a stretch for me with 40 shrimps in there. The longest I have gone without feeding is 3 days when I leave for the weekends and they fight over the first bit of food I place in when I return so it seems they are really hungry.

  • Does fat cook out of salmon?

    And when you cook salmon, white gunk oozes out, so you'd be forgiven for thinking that was fat too. But it's not. It is in fact a highly unappealing substance called coagulated protein, or albumin. A lot of people think the white substance is fat and so try and wipe it away, but it's actually completely safe.

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