Re: NANFA-L-- Collecting

Todd D. Crail (tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu)
Wed, 24 Aug 2005 10:51:49 -0400

Hi Bill,

Yeah, I've found that when you collect them under 55 degrees, there's really
no problems. They'll all be silvery fish-in-collection, but given a good
diet, they'll grow and color up quickly if your tanks are in the upper 60's
into the 70's and you're running a 14 hour photoperiod. They're really
rewarding fish to keep, and I can't wait for it to cool down so I can add
some more to my 100 gallon :)

The Madness (tm)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Flowers" <>

> They have been quarantined. I had a 40 gallon long that I was using as
> a growout tank. It has been setup for months and so I knew it had
> already gone through the cycle. Most of the redfin shiners died on the
> way home. some of the fish are eating now and sem to be swimming
> around more. I have decided to wait and in a couple of weeks go back
> and see what I find. I hate killing fish even if I know that they will
> die where they are at. Besides I now know where to go to get the fish
> within a few minutes of my house, so i will wait till this fall when
> it is cooler and then see what I find. I might go and get a few more
> F. notatus, but the rest can wait till sept/oct.
> Bill
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