RE: NANFA-- Fish viewer

Roselawn Museum (
Mon, 03 Dec 2001 10:12:10 -0500

Hi Jay

You, Sir, are a technician! I wish I had the time & talent, but this work
for now. (Hey, Bubba, hand me that chainsaw!). In defense of the Gill-Man,
and despite how much I hate cold water, the Conasauga is a paradise. By the
time I thaw out, the tank should be unfrosted.

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

At 08:52 AM 12/1/01 -0800, you wrote:
>I got one of those little clear plastic critter boxes similar in size to a
>specimen container. I cut a piece of plexiglass to use as a divider and
>glued in some vertical wooden tracks to slide in and hold the divider (and
>fish) parallel to the front of the container. An advantage of this setup is
>that one can move the container to find the appropriate combinations of
>light intensity and background color.
>I used this in the Conasauga and found it worked fairly well except Casper's
>choice of such a f-f-frigid river constantly caused condensation of the
>front of the tank, which I had to wipe off frequently but still resulted in
>water droplets in the image. If I'd had a macro lens it would have improved
>the images greatly.
>Jay DeLong
>Olympia, WA

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