Can you take fish eggs out of water?
Eggs incubating higher in the intertidal spend more time out of water than their counterparts in the low intertidal or submerged in subtidal spots. While these soon-to-be-fish out of water may seem in peril, Frommel says they can survive these conditions for extended periods of time, even up to 24 hours.
Should I remove white fish eggs?
White eggs are infertile and once the fish realize they aren’t going to hatch, they usually eat them. So there’s not too much point to removing them.