RE: NANFA-L-- Keeping Sculpin

Bruce Stallsmith (fundulus at
Mon, 12 Sep 2005 10:33:35 -0400

They're a good aquarium fish if you keep them with significantly larger
tankmates and you feed them heavily, essentially on a daily basis. Large
earthworms work, as do cockroaches and Gambusia. Something like a defrosted
frozen shrimp may work if it's moving in the current. I was always impressed
at how wide the ones I've kept could open their mouth.

--Bruce Stallsmith
the still sultry Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: Jeff Grabarkiewicz <threehorn_wartyback at>
>Reply-To: nanfa-l at
>To: nanfa-l at
>Subject: NANFA-L-- Keeping Sculpin
>Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 04:46:24 -0700 (PDT)
>Hey y'all- looking for a little advice on how to keep sculpin. Obviously,
>they are somewhat sedentary benthic fish that thrive in higher gradient
>coldwater streams. In captivity however, what is the best thing to feed
>them? Are they a "good" aquarium fish?
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