Re: NANFA-- Curious fish mixture

Christopher Scharpf (
Sat, 16 Feb 2002 18:44:21 -0400

> It finally occurred to me that the dace had probably never even seen a darter
> before, and I'm guessing that they were checking to see if the stationary
> fishes in front of them were alive or not. Eventually I had to move the
> darters out to another tank. They were getting so thin it was obvious that
> they were not going to be able to compete with the speckled dace for food.
> Sure enough, in the new tank, where there was no competition for food at the
> gravel level, they filled right back out.

See what happens when you introduce an exotic?


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