RE: NANFA-L-- striped or golden shiners

Subject: RE: NANFA-L-- striped or golden shiners
From: Bruce Stallsmith (
Date: Sat Dec 18 2004 - 10:12:08 CST

I've always been partial to striped shiners. They're active, hardy, will eat
anything you offer them (and then some?), and look good as a result of their
activity. And they can probably deal with one or more longears.

--Bruce Stallsmith
the Tennessee is receding, really
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: Lori Austin <>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- striped or golden shiners
>Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 05:02:01 -0800 (PST)
>If anyone has experience with either (striped shiners or golden shiners), I
>want to determine which species would fit best with longear sunfish as far
>as durability, activity behavior, and color. I have seen photos of
>goldens...they look pretty good I think..and, the local bait shop has them.
> Stripe are found in similar habitat-in-least in the longear sunfish
>streams around me...but, based on aquarium photos I have seen (only a few)
>they look rather drab (during spring, large males look awesome, but what
>about year-round). Anyway, based on overall one better over
>the other (sounds like I am shopping for a car)

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