Do Fish Drink Water

Do Fish Drink Water. Learn all about how different kinds of fish get the fresh water t. As well as getting water through osmosis, saltwater fish need to purposefully drink water in order to get enough

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Some fish drink more water compared to other fish depending on their surrounding environment. Fresh water fish absorb water through their skin and gills, saltwater fish actually do drink water. They genearally absorb it through there skin (osmosis) same way.

This is a great question, torben, thanks very much for sending it in.

They need to be fed, of course. For marine fishes, water from the body goes out as water concentration is more in marine water. Their gills process the water and take out the salt. Freshwater fish don't actively drink water because it dilutes their blood and bodily fluids.


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