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Going to the fish market

njfish77

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Well im going to the fish market today and im going to pick up some fresh seafood for my octo. I was thinking clams and mollusks. Any suggestions on what i should get.
 

Nancy

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Fresh (or even better: live) shrimp would be the preference. Try scallops, mussels (you'll have to crack these). All these seem preferable to fish. All should be fresh or live - none cooked (You probalby know that already, but some people have questions about uncooked or cooked) First choice is always live crabs

I always ask how old the seafood is. Shrimp are almost always previously frozen, unless you live on the Guld (by the way, where do you live? - makes a difference in what we might advise).

Also, be sure to remove anything not eaten promptly. It will harm water quality if you leave it.

Happy shopping!

Nancy
 

njfish77

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Well i live in new jersey. Everything seemed fresh. I bought a littleneck clam and a mollusk and cracked them for him. I also gave him fiddlers
 

njfish77

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Well i live in new jersey. Everything seemed fresh. I bought a littleneck clam and a mollusk and cracked them for him. I also gave him fiddlers
 

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