Re: NANFA-L-- striped or golden shiners

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- striped or golden shiners
From: Irate Mormon (
Date: Sat Dec 18 2004 - 15:56:40 CST

Quoting Lori Austin <>:

I'm with Bruce on this - striped is just my personal choice, and common as fleas
around here. But why not both?

> 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)
> thanks
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