Re: NANFA-L-- Sunfish not feeding

dlmcneely at
Wed, 19 Oct 2005 21:30:21 -0500

Andrew, has the cooler weather arrived up your way yet? Light changes
with the season, too. Both these variables can influence feeding. But
as long as it is not actually cold, your fish should eat sometimes,
though it may consistently eat less in winter than in summer. It just
might not have started to appreciate the frozen fish yet. Sunfish will
usually learn after a bit to eat almost anything. Flake food should
work. But if it is used to one food, it takes a bit to learn a
different one sometimes.


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Langston University; P.O. Box 1500
Langston, OK 73050; email: dlmcneely at
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