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Why do dead shrimp turn white?

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Ghost shrimp can turn white due to poor water quality, generally elevated levels of ammonia in newer tanks. This is usually due to overfeeding or not changing the water often enough, or what's called "new tank syndrome."

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  • How do you kill parasites in live fish?

    Parasites become a concern when consumers eat raw or lightly preserved fish such as sashimi, sushi, ceviche, and gravlax. When preparing these products, use commercially frozen fish. Alternatively, freeze the fish to an internal temperature of -4°F for at least 7 days to kill any parasites that may be present.

  • How do you pick a dry fish maw?

    TAKE YOUR PICK: “Good fish maw, fried or dried, should be an even golden yellow, fairly thick for more bite and whole. Avoid those that are broken in any way as well as those with a greyish tinge, which means they have probably been displayed for too long.

  • What kind of fish did McDonald's use?

    Alaskan Pollock According to the MSC, McDonald's Corp. now gets all its fish in the U.S. from a single Alaskan Pollock fishery. To celebrate the sandwich's 50 plus years of existence, McDonald's launched a new product just in time for Lent this year: Fishbites.

  • What temp should fish be baked at?

    Steps

    1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottom of rectangular pan, 11x7x1 1/2 inches.
    2. Cut fish fillets into 4 serving pieces if needed. ...
    3. Mix remaining ingredients; drizzle over fish.
    4. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.

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  • How do you fix a cloudy fish tank fast?

    Keeping the aquarium very clean by removing debris such as decaying plants and uneaten food, vacuuming the gravel regularly, and performing partial water changes will quickly resolve most cases of bacterial bloom. Cut back feeding to every second or third day, which will reduce excess food decay.

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    If the ammonia level in your tank rises above 1 ppm (part per million) on a standard test kit, begin treatment immediately. Lowering the pH of the water will provide immediate relief, as will a 50 percent water change (be sure the water added is the same temperature as the aquarium).

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