NANFA-- Muddminnows as a class fish

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Tue, 3 Dec 2002 14:06:59 -0800 (PST)

--- "Ashton, Matthew J." <> wrote:
I also have a
> relatively close proximity of a population of
> Central Muddminnows which I
> have become really interested in. All the talk of
> Topminnows and killis on
> the board though is causing some intruige.

Ok, to avoid intruige, Let's start our hearings on
canidates for my class aqurium with muddminnows.

The issues involoved are:

1: Is the canidate availible to take the position?
(anybody willing to mail be a couple)

2: Does the canidate have a problem working with
other parties, esp the Southern party, who will be
represented in the tank by the pre approved honorable
Red Bellied Dace.

3: Is the canidate willing to take the job for the
pay offered? (rotating flakes, granduals, Freeze
dried, and other, with only occational live foods)

4: Can the canidate tolorate the job conditions?
(room temp in classroom, with possible summers on a
80-90 F front porch; wildly varying photo periods
depending on if I am turning off the lights frequently
for Power points or not that day, 20 gal tank, mixed
species, HOT power filter.)

5: Is the canidate willing to accept the office with
out extensive redecorating? (moving some pebbles ok,
eating the plants is not.)

6: What are the canidates qualifications?

6a; Does it have an interesting color?

6b; Does it have an interesting shape?

6c; Does it have an interesting behavior?

6d; Does it have an interesting history?

7: What is the canidate's past job experience?
(Anybody ever keep these guys in a tank?)

8: Is the canidate likly to leave a legacy? (breed
with out prompting, not really important for my
purposes. Viable fry not really needed, but breeding
behavior would be nice)

The floor is now open for questions and testimony.

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