NANFA-L-- Next Batch & Answer for Jim

Crail, Todd (tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu)
Sat, 18 Mar 2006 15:24:12 -0500

Hi Jim,

When I say "in the cooler", yeah that's what I mean. In a cooler. What I did
this trip is use live substrates (about 1-2") and then change water every
couple days. I also threw in carbon bags to each cooler. The only losses I
had, again, were those rosysides that checked out the first night. And they
really were the only fishes I had any trouble with here-in-home too (I put
down 3, the rest seem to have stabilized). Everyone else has been just

Okay, more eye candy. Not as bright and shiney, but definately more weird and

A couple things...

The ammocete is probably also a chestnut lamprey, which is what I _think_ is
the adult found in the main directory.

Is the shiner actually a mirror shiner (N. spectraluncus)? At first I was
like "Whoa! Exoglossum? Hyboganthus? What are you doin' up here in the
mountains?!?" You probably can't see it, but there is a conspicuous black
spot on the caudal peduncle.

And the buffalo river "cf". They just didn't look right for simoterum to me
and Bruce. I should have kept all the blacks, snubs and these separate for
when they all color down, but hindsight is 20/20.

I think that swannona shot is my favorite picture in the batch. Using the
flash actually worked out in the tank for once :)

The Muddy Maumee Madness, Toledo, OH
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