RE: NANFA-- Keeping Largemouths in Aquarium...

Lions Lark (
Thu, 26 Apr 2001 14:09:42 -0400

It must have been a fake finger made of delicate meat! My bass can't even
tear nightcrawlers, I have to cut them!

They've 'bitten' me but it feels like being grabbed by med. grain sandpaper.
No 'pain'.

The piranha would be a different story. They have teeth!

Ed, what fish is used for sushi? I'm just curious...


>"...this bass took the tip of his finger off."
>Please tell me you're kidding me. I let my green sunfish take food out of
>my hand and he bites my fingers often. Not only is there no blood, there
>virtually no pain. There's no way a bass has the teeth to cut through a
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Edward Venn
>Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2001 3:21 AM
>Subject: Re: NANFA-- Keeping Largemouths in Aquarium...
>When I was in High School in beautiful downtown Stoney Creek we caught some
>chain pickerel and several small mouth bass. One bass would spend most of
>his time resting on his side by a large rock to one side of the tank. Every
>day during science class one of my friends would stick his hand in and prod
>the fish until, one day, this bass took the tip of his finger off. Rob left
>the bass alone after that-although I did encourage him once or twice to
>with the large natteri piranha our biology teacher kept at the back of the
>class. (what a maroon!)
>Tokyo Japan

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