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Why do crawfish come out when it rains?

Asked: Mario Gauthier, Last Updated:

Heavy summer rains can trigger the crawfish to emerge from their burrows too early. When this happens, they enter ponds that could potentially have low oxygen due to decaying plant matter and high summer heat as well as a host of other things that could be harmful to their survival.

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    A hook range of between size 4 and 8 is generally used when fishing for 30lb carp.

  • What does pilchard mean in British slang?

    Pilchard in British English 1. a European food fish, Sardina (or Clupea) pilchardus, with a rounded body covered with large scales: family Clupeidae ( herrings) 2. a related fish, Sardinops neopilchardus, of S Australian waters. Collins English Dictionary.

  • Do mackerel die after being handled?

    There is an urban myth that once mackerel have been handled by humans they lose the protective coating on their scales and will be destined to die through disease, even if they initially swim off. This is used by people to justify taking excessive numbers of mackerel from the sea.

  • How do you keep pinfish alive in a bucket?

    You could safely do 2 dozen pins in a 5 gallon bucket with and airator and water change every few hours. Fish do pee alot, that is where the suds build up comes from. I would not recommend Putting any bait in there, dead bait rots relly fast in warm salt water adding to the ammonia buildup.

  • Can you eat 1 week old shrimp?

    When refrigerated, cooked shrimp can be safe to eat or consume within 3 to 4 days. However, you should refrigerate shrimp within two hours after cooking it. Cooked shrimp that has been exposed to temperatures of up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher should be stored in the ref within an hour after cooking.

  • Does iodized salt kill fish?

    Juri T, table salt is often iodized, which will kill your fish. Aquarium salt is pure sodium chloride (NaCl) which will not harm the fish or filter if used properly.

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