NANFA-L-- Update on Crappie feeding

Subject: NANFA-L-- Update on Crappie feeding
From: Kudzu (
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 18:36:35 CST

As I said earlier I think I have black crappie but not certain. I got the
fish two weeks ago. Neighbors pond overflowing from all the rain and washing
fish out of the oveflow. They were in my tank for 5 days and they ignore all
dry foods so I got some feeder fish for them.

It's been a week now and I have added no more fish since I kind of overfeed
them. I was thinking that I didn't want to keep buying feeders right now so
I decided to try some freeze dried Brine shrimp I had one more time.

I have a power head in one corner of the tank pointed-in-the top of the tank
aimed-in-the surface for water circulation. As the B.S. start to sink the
current blows them to the opposite side of the tank and then they sink and
start back toward the intake on the power head. So far they have ignored
them but tonight-in-least two of the fish are taking them! Since they are
shy fish I have left them alone with some more shrimp but I am excited they
they have taken something besides live fish!!

Jeff <*\\><
It's cold in the deep south!

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