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fidel
02-21-2010, 09:26 PM
I GOT THIS LINK FROM ANOTHER FORUM TODAY AND 2MORROW IM GOING TO TRY IT


http://www.angelfire.com/biz/piranha...ira_mummi.html (http://www.angelfire.com/biz/piranha038/proj_pira_mummi.html)

Good Wolf
02-21-2010, 10:09 PM
You have a dead fish laying around?

fidel
02-21-2010, 10:26 PM
Well i have temensis, geo, pacu and a few others in the freezer

yim11
02-21-2010, 10:41 PM
Very interesting, I'll be curious as to how it works out, always been interested in taxidermy.

Are you considering altering the instructions to include salt so as to be closer to the original Natron formula? Seems like you could get soda ash from a water softener store if you really wanted to try to recreate Natron.

Best of luck, please keep us updated.

Thanks,
-jim

kewlkatdady
02-22-2010, 08:28 AM
I've had jumpers that dry out.. and look very similar to that

northtexasfossilguy
02-22-2010, 01:11 PM
You could also use a real desiccant and not just baking soda. It might even be cheaper.

BODYDUB
02-23-2010, 04:59 PM
I GOT THIS LINK FROM ANOTHER FORUM TODAY AND 2MORROW IM GOING TO TRY IT


http://www.angelfire.com/biz/piranha...ira_mummi.html (http://www.angelfire.com/biz/piranha038/proj_pira_mummi.html)
Apparently many people keep thier dead fish in thier freezer. I was quite surprised to find out as I was reading a thread on my other website...............

alta678
02-23-2010, 05:42 PM
Ummm...Why?

BODYDUB
02-23-2010, 07:08 PM
Honestly, I have no idea why...........

alta678
02-23-2010, 07:24 PM
Maybe until the trashmen come on Friday, but after Friday morning, it would be gone. Dead fish are dead and they stink! :exactly:

robert321
04-23-2010, 01:19 AM
why do you want to mumify a fish? I wonder if this would work for a trophy size wild caught fish? but if you do that you waste the meat and in doing so waste the fish and i don't really agree with "trophy hunting"
Not sure on the reasoning, but is sure an interesting idea

iron
04-23-2010, 02:30 AM
You havent notice that the people are a little different around here?


http://www.losingtouch.co.uk/gallery/d/18122-2/Freak.jpg

flamenco-t
04-23-2010, 06:43 AM
I used to keep all my dead fish in the freezer, it's more of "not wanting to let go" feeling. I kept my 18" tigrinus catfish in my freezer for almost a year LOL. Nowadays, I put it in the freezer until trash day LOL

That's a neat process, I do have 2 dead fish in the freezer from last week fiasco, maybe I'll give it a try

stan

Haiven
04-23-2010, 08:15 AM
I have my fish trained to mummify themselves by jumping behind tanks where they go unnoticed for a couple of months.

Twice I've discovered one being nurtured/guarded by my dog, who carried it lovingly around and kept it next to her in her bed. Neither of those mummies had any odor!