borax /lysol...how long can I leave it in?

Submitted by jim on 02/16/2004. ( ) 65.140.91.93

I plan on skinning some fish tommorrow and what to leave them in the borax/lysol over night. Is that going to be ok? If not how long to leave in. Thanks

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That's what I typically do

This response submitted by Cecil Baird ( ) 63.115.128.181 on 02/16/2004. ( ) 63.115.128.192

I leave fish in it overnight except for delicate skinned fish like chromish summer salmonids.

If you think you will not be able to mount a fish in a couple of days either wait to skin it out or freeze the preserved skin until you are ready. I have left skins in the solution for a week or two but I would not reccomend it.


The master has spoken

This response submitted by jim on 02/16/2004. ( ) 65.140.91.93

Thanks Cecil. I was hoping you would answer. You are the Master!


Thank you but I am not the master

This response submitted by Cecil Baird ( ) 63.115.128.181 on 02/16/2004. ( ) 63.115.128.192

at least according to some on here. LOL


Wrong Cecil

This response submitted by George on 02/17/2004. ( georoof@aol.com ) 152.163.252.161

Even I give you credit for your knowledge on TAXIDERMY. LOL


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