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What can I put in my fish tank to lower the pH?

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Add peat moss or peat pellets to your filter. Like driftwood, peat moss contains tannins that lower pH. Use a mesh media bag to keep it contained and use only peat products designed for aquariums. Replenish as needed to maintain the desired pH.

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  • Is it safe to eat cold smoked trout?

    Cold Smoked fish is a raw fish product. It is considered fine to eat cold smoked salmon, but other fish are considered rather iffy and are intended to be cooked. The process starts by scaling and cleaning the fish. The gills are pulled but the head and tail are most often left on.

  • Do cleaner shrimp hide when molting?

    Yes, sometimes before and after they molt they will hide but usually you will see the molted skin in the tank.

  • Why are clams bad for you?

    Eating raw or undercooked seafood, especially clams, mollusks, oysters and scallops can be dangerous. Seafood such as these can harbor bacteria that are ingested from their habitat. Many times, their habitat is in areas of high water pollution from towns and cities.

  • Are Kingfish good eating fish?

    Kingfish produce large and thick fillets and they tend to be oily, so they are an outstanding choice for long and careful low-temperature smoking. Seasoned well, and smoked so they're not dry over orange, lemon, hickory or oak wood, king mackerel are delicious. Kings also are good coming off a grill.

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  • Why should you not eat clams?

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  • How does aquarium salt help fish?

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  • Is trout a good source of omega-3?

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