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What are the cons of eating salmon?

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Con:

  • Farmed salmon have a reliable food source and less ability which to swim, so they don't get as much “exercise” as wild salmon. ...
  • The antibiotics and other chemicals (including pesticides) used to treat farmed fish have been known to leak into the water supply, affecting other marine life in addition to salmon.

FAQ

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    At least they would have a chance if you took them back. My suspicion is that the water quality is poor, owing to over feeding and too many fish for this tank. Pictus cats need very clean water low in nitrates, so you must do partial water changes once or twice a week to siphon out the uneaten food.

  • Can shark fish live with guppies?

    Rainbow sharks, Red tail sharks and Albino sharks (Pangasius catfish) all grow huge and are quite aggressive. They would harass the guppies and eat them if they are small enough. You will gradually see them disappear. You can give away your sharks and introduce the guppies afterwards.

  • How does smoked fish taste like?

    What does smoked fish taste like? The fish is moist and slightly salty with a clean flavour. A good balance of smoke and salt. It has a very mild smoke, but a pleasant tasting fish.

  • What is the most powerful freshwater fish?

    Sturgeon very well may be the single hardest fighting fish in freshwater. Stripers don't jump, but sturgeon readily and often times catch air like some kind of prehistoric bottom feeding marlin. Plus, sturgeon can weigh hundreds of pounds.

  • Is Japanese mackerel high in mercury?

    Mackerel is very popular in Japan (primarily when served as sushi) and is especially healthy, packed with omega-3s, DHA and EPA. ... Do not eat Shark, Swordfish, King Mackerel, or Tilefish because they contain high levels of mercury.

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    Taste the crawfish every 5 minutes for the next 10-15 minutes until done. If the tail meat is rubbery, the crawfish is undercooked, if mushy and falling apart, it is overcooked. You are looking for a firm tail, juicy head and great spice. The crawfish will begin to sink.

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