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Is tilapia really bad for you?

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Tilapia is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein, both of which are important for good health. Choosing tilapia from a responsible source can reduce the risks to health. Consumers can look for the country of origin or the Ocean Wise symbol to check the source of their fish.

FAQ

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    A ghost shrimp spending a short period upside down, either to cling to a plant, substrate, or other part of your aquarium, is perfectly normal.

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  • How does a fish act before it dies?

    Your fish will not be acting like they normally do. They may seem distressed, have no appetite, hide, have nicked fins or sores. If your fish is near the surface gasping for breath, this means it's probably not getting enough oxygen. This can happen due to poor water circulation, gill damage, or toxins in the water.

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