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What do betta fish like in their tank?

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Bettas need filtration, warm water, enrichment like plants and caves to explore, and regular feeding and tank cleaning. Many fish tanks that you can buy easily, including this fish tank in a stuffed animal, are nowhere near the appropriate size to keep a fish happy.

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  • Is there a lot of bones in milkfish?

    Milkfish, also called Bangus or 虱目鱼 is a very popular fish in Taiwan and Philippines but it has not picked up so much in other parts of the world due to the amount of bones in this fish. It has a total of 214 bones!

  • Do canned oysters contain lead?

    Oysters can also be contaminated by heavy metals like cadmium and lead. Acute toxicity resulting from consumption of contaminated food is uncommon but chronic exposure can result in undesirable toxic effects.

  • Why do shrimp turn pink when they die?

    The protein chains in fact wrap up the astaxanthin, concealing its lovely pinkish-red color. But heat loosens the hold these protein chains have on the carotenoids and releases the astaxanthin, turning the shrimp its lovely shade of pink.

  • Can you die from drinking brine shrimp?

    Brine shrimp aren't poisonous, so you're good there, and the water they grow in has such a high salinity that it would be nearly impossible for you to pick up a parasite or bacteria from the water. You'll be fine.

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  • Do axolotl bites hurt?

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  • Do fish have to keep swimming to breathe?

    Fish need oxygen, the same thing we breathe. But to get it, fish have to do some work. Luckily, water contains oxygen (that's the O in H20). ... Really efficient fish species don't even need to swim around much to draw the oxygenated water across their gills.

  • Are croakers good eating?

    More on Croakers and Drums. This is a very good eating fish. The flesh is off white with a good medium flavor. ... They are a moderately priced fish, sometimes as low as 2011 US $1.99/pound, This fish is probably more widely marketed on the East and Gulf Coasts, and are probably just called "Croaker".

  • Why is farmed salmon bad for wild salmon?

    Contamination. Today, most of the salmon available for us to eat is farmed. Early studies reported high levels of PCBs and other contaminants in farmed salmon – higher than in some species of wild salmon, such as pink salmon. ... Studies on salmon from these sources have shown low levels of organic contaminants in the fish ...

  • How do you know when fish are spawning?

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  • What fish does CJ pay the most for?

    What are the best fish to sell to C.J.?

    FishLocationC.J.'s Price
    DoradoRiver22,500 Bells
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  • What is the stuff at the bottom of a fish tank?

    Aquarium gravel, or substrate, makes the tank more attractive, and it comes in a variety of colors and sizes, from tiny pebbles and sand to large river rocks.

  • Where are most catfish found?

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  • Can I eat any fish raw?

    Nearly every fish or other sea critter is edible, but not every one of them is edible raw. Raw fish has been in fashion in the West for some time, but sushi and sashimi have been part of Japanese cuisine for centuries.

  • How do you eat frozen crawfish?

    To cook your frozen crawfish: Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add your favorite crawfish seasonings to the water. Add your frozen crawfish and cook as directed on the package.

  • What is the most colorful shrimp?

    Peacock mantis shrimp Peacock mantis shrimp are known to have extremely complex eyes, and can see in more wavelengths of color than even mammals. Under special lights/cameras, scientists have demonstrated that the already colorful exoskeletons of this species are actually even more elaborate when viewed by each other.

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