RE: NANFA-L-- Salt water natives

Bruce Stallsmith (
Tue, 30 May 2006 16:36:11 -0400

A lot of the near-shore and estuarine natives of the Gulf are fairly easy to
keep, especially the various killifishes. If you want to see local species
on public display, the Estuarium-in-the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is excellent.
The chief aquarist, Brian Jones, is a NANFA member and would probably be
amenable to talking to you about keeping natives (I'll speak for him,

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the now-tropical Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Harry Thames" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: RE: NANFA-L-- Salt water natives
>Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 15:29:13 -0500
>I would be interested
>I live in Mobile, AL. I have always wanted to keep some of the local salt
>water fish but I have limited space for my tanks. Also I admit am a little
>intimidated by the whole salt water thing. I have a small boat and a 16ft
>net I use to catch bait when I fish. I have caught all different types of
>crabs, shrimp, seahorses, and minnows. I will be moving soon and I have
>plans on getting a 75 gal setup to try some salt water natives.
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