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A fish is any aquatic vertebrate animal that is typically cold-blooded, covered with scales, and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins.
How Fish Get Into New PondsThere are birds such as cranes that fly from one pond to another. They could carry fish eggs on their feet and legs, or beak. This way new ponds get fish without being stocked. Also, if there is a ditch coming from another pond or creek the fish can travel this way. Here …
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Fish don't do the birds and bees thing. Momma lays several hundred unfertilized eggs in a cluster and poppa deposits his sperm on them. Fingerlings hatch and grow with no parental supervision.   Actually , the answer previous to mine is not entirely correct. That person forgot to take into ac…
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I'd suggest that you read the book of Genesis. It will tell you how everything was created. The same way apes evolved into humans, through mutation. Also, the same way new viruses and other forms of life are coming into existence today.   I found a program on Discovery explaining the dif…
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If you want to get a male fighting fish it is best to have them in a small tank alone because they are quite aggressive and can kill or harm other fish, even their own kind. Females can sometimes be kept together in groups of four or more, although it is best to only do this once you get to know y…
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No, they cannot. When water evaporates, all minerals, chemicals and solids are left behind. Fish eggs cannot "rise" or "float" with the water. Many ponds that have dried up and refilled by man or rain can get tadpoles in them which are mistaken as fish by some.
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Fried Fish? Here are opinions and answers (In the form of an argument): Really fish do get fried if they happen to be in the area of the strike, but because the ocean is vast and lightning is dispersed into the water for only a very short distance, most fish are only stunned. If lightning was able t…
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It is perfectly normal for a new fish not to eat for the first few days. In fact, you shouldn't even offer food until the fish has been in the aquarium for at least 24 hours. Since any uneaten food will just foul the water unless it is removed. If after 3-4 days the fish still will not accept food, …
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It depends on the type of fish. They can be herbivores, carnivores, or scavengers. They can feed on anything from plankton to smaller fish/creatures or decomposing animals. It depends on the type of fish. If it's a fish that stays on the bottom more get food that is tablets. Most fish eat fish fl…
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If he was still moist when you found him, then yes, because Bettas can survive out of water much easier then other fish (because of their labyrinth organ) and as long as they're still wet, they have a pretty good change of recovering. Immediately use aquarium salt (1/2 teaspoon per gallon) to prev…
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there are many different types of fish. and they all mate differently. most fish mate in the spring. but for this to happen all conditions that the fish need must be met. also in order fot the baby fish to live you need to do certain things, these are different for each kind of fish Answer==In Indi…
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Answer If you want to be certain, look for brands which are "molecularly distilled". They should contain no detectable levels of mercury. Answer Yes. They can very well contain mercury (or lead), and most likely do. It does not matter if they are in detectable amounts, because they persistent…
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When people use 'common names' for fish no-one really knows what fish they really mean. Betta splendens is the proper name for these Anabantid fish and they are all endemic to tropical asia. All stores should know this and should list all the fish they stock with their scientific name to avoid mixup…
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According to this article in the New York Times, there is no problem with mercury in fish oil. There is false information being spread by some companies selling more expensive fish oil. I am no expert. Read these two articles in related links below. Answer You need to get top quality products. Try …
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you could put in maybe 1 betta fish in a 2 liter tank. You could put a male and a female fish in the same size tank. the fish have to be no bigger than3inches. You could put a betta fish 5 guppies and 4goldfish in a 15 gallon tank.   I think, after much surfing around different webpages, the …
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Most shellfish are filter feeders, eating a diet composed primarily of phytoplankton and zooplankton; taking in minute creatures from the ocean floor by taking in water, and straining the food out of it as it is released.
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If it has needle like fins, it may be what I know as a Spantickle.SPANTICKLE (many variations) - Any of a variety of sticklebacks (tiny freshwater fish). Also PRICKLY.Quick reference on the internet, I find, photos here : http://shop.uwphoto.no/search_results_alle.asp?txtsearchParamCat=41&txtsea…
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You don't! What you do is get a 55 gallon tank because angelfish won't be happy in a 10 gallon tank, and then you take the betta out of the tank (it will fight with your other fish) and just get more mollies and put lots of hiding places in the tank so the babies will live.
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I am not sure but it is nice to know your not just flushing it,,,contact a vets office and just tell them you need to know I am sure they will tell you, or if you have a Zoo around you call them they will hwlp you,,,Good Luck and sorry :( about your fish   Background on Oscar: He's 11 - 13 ye…
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Answer It depends on where they live. Fish of the smaller variety often eat plant and animal matter that lies on the ocean floor (i.e. a decaying piece of kelp or fish). Some small fish will eat tiny organisms that populate the watery environment around them; there are many types of crustaceons a…
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The breeds of fighting fish can vary, although usually male bettas have the long, flowing fins that make these fish so popular. Females have short, rounded fins, similar to the original wild betta. It is, however, possible to find males with natural fins for sale. These are usually sold more for spo…
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Fish eggs do not evaporate in the air. Eventually, almost instantly, the fish inside the egg will die. That's when the egg is just left.
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Fresh water fish absorb water through their skin and gills, saltwater fish actually do drink water. In saltwater fish, they have to drink because their body's concentration of salt is lower than the surrounding water. Therefore, they have to drink huge amounts of water every day to stay hydrated. …
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Follow the fairly simple instructions: keep the tank near a window (they like it when a little algae develops), aerate the water often, and feed them sparingly, using the food that comes with them. Not much more to it.
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There are helpful tips on the box of RID X. It can be found at any grocery or department store in with the cleaning products. ANS 2 - Do not let anything that is not quickly bio-degradable get into it !No paper towels, sanitary pads, rags, cigarette butts or styrofoam of any kind. No high concentra…
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Answer There are several fish known as sunfish, but the largest of these, the Ocean Sunfish (mola mola) can grow to be 1.8m long on average and 1000kg in weight although the largest specimens ever discovered were 3.3m long and weighed over 3200kg.
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Some fish do, but not exactly like humans. Bony saltwater fish lose water by osmosis. To replenish the lost water, the fish need to drink.
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I don't know about dry roads, but I have found that my '98 fishtails pretty easily on slush, snow, or ice. I think it just torques out and it's probably due to a relatively short wheelbase. In snow and ice I'm quick to put it in 4-wheel drive not so much for traction but because having all four whee…
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Yes fish sleep they just lie still insted of snoring or going to bed. Scientists say that they do sleep.
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Catholics fast on Good Friday, and traditionally eat fish and not meat on Fridays during Lent. They used to be forbidden to eat meat every Friday, and depending upon their location and diocese, some still are. Good Friday is a fast day, where one goes without the usual luxuries as a form of penance,…
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About 4 years  Answer by ChibiIf the fish is in a perfect environment from the beginning of its life, then yes, it could live to be 4 years old. However, many betta fish are born under harsh conditions from huge breeder companies and are shipped in small bags, then put in abusively small homes…
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As many stars are there in the sky.
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This is a swim bladder problem and may not be easily treatable if it has persisted for a long time.Quite often, swim bladder issues are caused by over-feeding and constipation.You can start by fasting your fish for 3 days, then for 3 days you should feed the fish cooked de-shelled peas (they cannot …
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Answer Parott Fish Sex ID There are many different kinds of parrot fish- they go through different phases on their way to maturity. In these stages they change colors. Some change sex from female to male. All the "Terminal Phase" fish are mature males.The only way to ID the sex is by type of fish an…
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Cloudy eyes are a sign of a water quality problem - test your water. A general antibacterial medication such as Mela-fix should help - but no use dosing with that if your water quality is completely out of whack. And make sure you don't "Wipe" The medication over the fish's eyes, it will result it e…
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carp or koi can survive freezing over winter. But as for tropical fish most hardy central american cichlids do well over summer, as well as danios, barbs, white clouds, and especially livebearers.
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Many species inhabiting the Antarctic eat other fish or plankton. Another Answer Antarctica is a continent. Fish in the Southern Ocean that surrounds the continent, dine on the shortest food chain on earth that includes phytoplankton and krill
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Fish Farm Like almost any business, it can be. The key is to keep your expenses down and maximize your sales. Then you need to walk that tight line between charging enough to make profit and not charging so much that you force potential customers to shop elsewhere. Under the right conditions, and wi…
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Yes. Fish yawn. Quite often if they tend to be rock movers.
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Start Fish Diet Star fish eat algae and you may purchase algae wafers at most pet shops that deal with salt water fish.
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ANSWER:I think that nobody really knows for sure on how many fish are in the ocean but we better look after the environment otherwise there will be nothing left.
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Answer no, its quite healthy As long as the minnows are fresh (even alive) and came from clean, unpoluted water.
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the answer is 3-5 years
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The first lake to catch good numbers of fish is at lake Jackson. the second lake to turn on is sinclair. the best is left for last and that's oconee. i fished sinclair on 01- 10-08 and caught just a few fish but my partner fished in the crooked creek area and they caught and released over 200. i als…
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Cuna Molas It is a Panamanian art that is much like a blanket. Clarification: Actually, molas are works of art created by women in Panama; Cuna Molas are created by women of the Cuna (or Kuna) tribe. Molas are stitched and use reverse-applique, where fabric is cut away to reveal another layer …
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Due to the unusual salt requirements of the Green Spotted Puffer (they can be kept only very short-term in freshwater, they need high-end brackish to survive, and when full grown, most people choose to keep them in full marine conditions), and their aggression, tank mates must be chosen carefully. G…
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Green Spotted Puffers have unusual salt requirements, while they can be kept in freshwater for a very short time when young, they need to be acclimated to brackish, and eventually full marine conditions to survive. Because of this, and their huge space requirement (30+gallons per fish) there isn't m…
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Answer Yes, fish do get cancer and scientists actually study cancer in fish to investigate possible treatments that may also work for humans. "Cefas scientists are collaborating with experts from the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Institute for Cancer Studies at the University of Birmingham because o…
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Some examples of herbivores in Taigas are American Elks, Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers (a bird), and American Dippers (another bird)
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It is essential that your omega-3 (fish oil) supplement be pharmaceutical grade to assure potency and purity. Many non-pharmaceutical grade fish oil contains contaminants including: * lead * mercury * arsenic * cadmium * dioxins * PCBs
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Telling Gender of Chinese Fighting FishYou mean Siamese fighting fish? The males are long finned and brightly colored.
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Answer Aquarium fish will usually eat specifically designed fish food. The particular type of food will usually be determined by the type of fish. The food usually comes in either pellet, flake, or freeze dried or frozen cubed form and is often made of either plant or animal material.
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A fish is a fish, neither mammal nor reptile. There are birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, athropods, platyhelminths, poriferans, annelids, nematodes, cnidarians, echinoderms, mollusc's and there are fish witch are scaly creatures that live in water
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Almost all species of Angler fish live at depths of 1000 meters or more, in the pelagic zone. One species caught commercially is the goosefish (family Lophiidae), a muddy bottom fish.
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it really depends on what species you are fishing for,on the bait you will be using it also goes on conditions of the water or if the fish are biting "shy" generally the whole concept is to present a bait as "natural" as you can get it so not to spook the fish,for instance if your using maggots i wo…
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Deap-Sea Angler Fish Deap-sea Angler fish live in Florida or Cuba
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In open seas, in freshwater lakes and rivers, and in artificial marine habitats. Most fish live exclusively in water, but some fish, like the mudskipper, are amphibious and can live on land. Some can glide in the air, like the the flying banded fish and the koko fish.
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Pet stores sell books on one certain fish, which gives you information about that fish. They have other books with different types of fish, I'm sure that you could find them anywhere. You are most likely to find them in Pet Food Center. You could also talk to someone there and ask them what you migh…
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The whale shark is the largest fish. It can can measure over 60 ft and weigh over 34 tonnes, about 75,000 pounds.
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The pectoral and pelvic fins are so articulated as to perform the functions of feet, so that the fish is able to walk along the bottom of the sea, where it generally hides itself in the sand or amongst seaweed. All round its head and also along the body the skin bears fringed appendages resembling …
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Any of the several species of Cyclothone, a deep-water fish sometimes called a "bristle mouth." Rarely visible at depths that people can readily reach, the fish is about the size of a small minnow. It is netted at 500 meters or deeper all over the world.
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Yes but only for a limited time. They do make chemicals you can add to the water that will neutrilize the chlorine found in tap water. Also be careful if you are adding ice to your bait water as it also contains chlorine. Organic life is extremely sensitive to chlorine because it is such an excell…
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dead beta fishthe answer is simple. get a new oneyou can also bury it and can make feritleiser or dirt if you leave it.
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It can happen, but a fish would have to be really close to the strike zone to be affected.No lightning that strikes the sea does not kill fish, because salt water is an excellent electrical conductor, and the electricity is conducted away in all directions, therefore it is not too intense in any one…
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It depends what kind of "butterfly fish" you are talking about. There are fish like Butterfly Koi and such that eat different things. They will probably eat what most any other fish eats, Bloodworms, fish flakes, or fish pellets.
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water insects and water weed
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Clown fish are omnivorous fish; in the wild they eat shrimp, algae, marine worms, and basically anything that is non poisonous to them and can fit in their mouths. In captivity clown fish should be fed a varied diet, that should include a quality flake or pellet food, brine shrimp, and mysis shrimp.…
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In Japanese, both the words for 'carp' and 'love' are pronounced 'koi'. therefore the koi fish can be a symbol of friendship.
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The female lays eggs near (sometimes under) the anemone, where they stick to a rock. The male fertilises the eggs externally after they have been layed.
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Herring are herbivores and eat algae, plankton, kelp and phytoplankton.
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there are exactly 143 fish in the sea
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A fish is a living animal that retains oxygen from water and is born with fins to swim with. There are many varieties of fish so this answer is only the most basic information of all fish. +++ They are also cold-blooded and reproduce by externally-fertilised eggs.
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Actually Japanese people consume about 700 pounds if raw fish in one month.
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Most swimming in fish is the result of the muscles on the sides of their bodies. You might not ever have thought about how you walk or run, but what you are doing is pushing off the ground with your foot to move you forward. Fish use the muscles on the sides of their bodies to push against the water…
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It eats bottom-dwelling organisms (the most popular of which are mussels, sponges, small fish, snails and snail eggs, algae, worms, shrimp, crustaceans and crabs)
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yes
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Answer They both swim and they both have two eyes.neither of them have teeth -animals rule some whales have teeth and some fish have teeth
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Pescetarian, is what you are called if you eat fish + fruit + veg.
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Hey there, on average they live for about 2 - 2 1/2 years but i have heard from a customer that she had one that lived for 5 years. But that's a rare case. I hope that helps.
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The fish is called a petrale sole despite not being a sole but a flounder due to commercial marketing. At the time it was first sold in stores, it was marketed as 'sole' so that transplants would be more comfortable buying something that sounded familiar.
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In the winter, fish will go into a semi-dormant stage. This allows them to use less oxygen and less energy, thus reduce their need for food. They will also move to deeper water. The danger cold water puts fish in is if it freezes solid. The fish are not able to get air and they will also freeze. So …
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Answer not very offtern but when thay do it would be when there eggs were being atact thay dont get all that scerd that easle
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Sexing Swordtails You can sex a swordtail at 6 weeks or whenever it is large enough for you to clearly see it's anal fin. The anal fin is the fin on the bottom side of the fish closest to the tail. Males will have a gonopodium, which means the fin is shaped more like a rod or a spear. Males will als…
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Salmon eat large amounts of a tiny shrimp called Krill. The pigment in the shell of the Krill is red and over a long period of consumption the flesh of the salmon absorbs the red pigment from the Krill. Answer Because of dyes absorbed from the crustaceans that they eat.
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they lay their eggs on trees
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a TWIT. pretty weird right?
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Fish is a staple in many creatures' diet. Fish are eaten by larger fish, by aquatic mammals, seabirds, and mammals such as bear and man as a regular part of their diet. Clearly, dolphins, eels, sharks, seals, walruses, penguins, seal lions, and killer whales prey on fish, too. Eagles and raptors ty…
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Fish do like to eat clams which are a popular food among the animal world. Other animals that like to eat clams are shorebirds, starfish and people.
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Bigger fish.
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They let it out like us as humans do. that is why it is important to keep their tank clean and that is why it can get so dirty.
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The coelacanth is a fish which was believed to have been extinct since the Cretaceous period. However, in 1938 a curator of a museum found a coelacanth in a catch of fish of a trawler off the coast of South Africa. Since then, they have been noted to appear in Comoros, Mozambique, Tanzania, Madagasc…
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small fish eat minows , plankton , other microorganisms and some time small crustaceans {small crabs , animals or snails }
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Answer Fish will not get lonely as such, but many fish naturally shoal with other fish and will therefore feel stressed if alone. You should research the species you have and find out what its needs are.
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Well over one thousand species of fish inhabit the Great Barrier Reef. They include: yellow-faced angelfishesfirefishfusiliersblue tuskfishescardinal fishestervalliesgobiesMandarin fishesmanta raystiger sharkswhale sharksclown fish baitfish tacos, etc
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They are omnivores. they eat algae
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Fishes eat any types of food designed for them in a pet store. Some even eat certain veggies and fruits. Just go to a local pet store and the employees will gladly help you find the right foods for your fishes!
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plankton
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Fish bait , is a food product that fish will eat , and are attracted to . And is used to catch fish. The food used, is usually something the fish are used to eating , like some other fish or seafood, but sometimes it could be a type of food humans eat , or even a terrestrial , or land creature . A l…
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Answer The Ocellaris clown fish is a species of clown fish that is also known as a "False Percula," after its resemblance to the rarer Percula Clownfish. It is a very popular species for the saltwater aquarium and due to its tolerance of dead food and peaceful temperament is ideal for the beginne…
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