RE: NANFA-L-- Get your sunglasses out...

Bruce Stallsmith (
Fri, 06 Jan 2006 11:27:27 -0500

Yeah, that's the general color of rainbows that mine achieved before their
spawn & die sequence. Hopefully yours will survive spawning...

--Bruce Stallsmith
the cold Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Todd D. Crail" <tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu>
>To: <>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- Get your sunglasses out...
>Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 10:32:59 -0500
>I moved the 40 tall SE native tank last night into what I hope is a
>permenant location in a 75 gallon in the ladyfriend's metal house. As I
>netting the fish back out of the coolers to place them into their new home,
>I started seeing flashes of MAGENTA. Like, capitalizing it doesn't even
>make it prominent enough to be descriptive... Fortunately, I have a camera
>You can see how the water is still cloudy lol. They were all into it this
>morning, but I made a mistake, freaked them out turning on the lights...
>Should have just used the flash since I had enough ambient to get the
>They were all immaculate, as opposed to the two you'll see fired up in
>I have seen a lot of fish from a lot of places in my days... This is the
>first I've ever seen of these red-purples. I'm thinking some Halichores
>wrasses *might* come close... It seems only inverts produce these vivid
>of those colors. It's truly incredible.
>So... I guess the secret to spawning is to get them into condition, and
>put them in a dark box with each other for an hour.
>The "Burning My Eyes Out" Madness, Toledo, OH
>It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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