Re: NANFA-L-- newbie here...
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 00:11:32 EDT

In a message dated 8/20/06 10:51:09 PM, writes:

<< I thought that stunting was due to some chemical or substance given off by
the fish themselves. Such that if given frequent water changes stunting
could be avoided to a great extent. Is that so? >>

I have raised several sunfish on trout pellets over the years that exceeded
10 inches. I think the stunting is done by too small a tank and accumulation of
waste products. Frequent major water changes and a 100 gallon or larger tank
seem to produce fish as big in captivity as they get in the wild.

Lee Harper
Media PA
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