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What do freshwater shrimp need to survive?

Asked: Andre Charron, Last Updated:

Freshwater Shrimp Water Requirements Most crystal and bee shrimp require soft, low pH water, while Caridina shrimp from Sulawesi need a higher pH and alkalinity, along with higher temperatures. It is best to research the water requirements of the species you intend to keep before purchasing them.

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    Delicious Ways to Use Fish Stock: Soups, Paella and More

    1. 1 Cook up a tasty fish stew with your stock.
    2. 2 Simmer clams in fish stock for a tasty dish.
    3. 3 Poach fish in fish stock for extra flavor.
    4. 4 Shake up that clam chowder recipe with fish stock.
    5. 5 Make a spicy fish soup with your stock.

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    Roast on high heat: Cook your fish for 18-20 minutes at 450°F, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F and flakes easily with a fork. (Cooking time will vary according to the type/size of your fish.) Then remove from the oven.

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    How to Reheat Smoked Salmon

    1. Preheat your oven to 325°F.
    2. Place the salmon on a baking dish or sheet.
    3. Coat with a dash of olive oil or a teaspoon of butter.
    4. Warm the salmon for 5 minutes.
    5. Check to see if the salmon has warmed. ...
    6. Cook for 2-3 minutes extra if the salmon needs further heating.

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