Re: NANFA-- fish and educational aquariums
Sat, 4 Dec 1999 16:06:26 EST

In a message dated 12/4/99 1:50:13 PM, writes:

Having said all these, here are my questions:
1. What kind of native fish do you recommend?

Local species of sunfish and catfish

2. For a given species, what are its tank size, food, and
community requirements (does it co-exist with other
fish species or does it have to be a single-species tank)?

50 gallons is probably the minimum if you are going to keep them for a
year or more. 20 gallons if you stick to dwarf sunfish and madtoms.

3. What are it's eye-catching attributes that would make
them interesting to people?
Colorful (sunfish) and/or interesting shape and habits (catfish) and both
are pretty adaptable to conditions and will eat and thrive on trout chow.

Lee Harper

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