Subject: RE: NANFA-L-- Update on Crappie feeding
From: Wallace Bilingham (wally_pike-in-hotmail.com)
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 21:24:34 CST
Try chunks of fish. Around here-in-my local Super Wal-Mart I can get a big
bag of frozen "mixed seafood". Its squid, shrimp, octopus, clams and fish
chunks. A big bag only costs about $5 I think its about 2 pounds. I feed it
to a lot of my fish, my big 10" rockbass will only eat that and feeders.
Worth a shot, if they won't eat it, it also makes a nice sir fry.
>From: "Kudzu" <kudzu-in-kudzupatch.com>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- Update on Crappie feeding
>Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 18:36:35 -0600
>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
>fish out of the oveflow. They were in my tank for 5 days and they ignore
>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
>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!!
>It's cold in the deep south!
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