Bruce Stallsmith (
Sat, 15 Jul 2006 12:44:19 -0400

Get any Cyprinella, Lythrurus or Luxilus shiners, most will grow too big for
most Longears to eat. Notropis species are certainly more edible by size, on

--Bruce Stallsmith
reporting from New Orleans today
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Harry Thames" <>
>To: <>
>Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 21:54:41 -0500
>I am going to start my fish less cycle in 7 days on my 125 gal native tank
>at my office. I had planned on stocking it with:
>sail fin shiners 25 or so
>6-7 madtoms (tadpole)
>and 6 longear sunnies
>I think that the sunnies will get 2 big and eat the shiners, can anyone
>recommend a shiner that will grow large enough so that the longears will
>eat them, i have had common shiners with them in the past with good results
>but my wife wants a more "colorful" fish
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