Re: NANFA-- tadpole madtoms looking amarous.

Todd Crail (
Fri, 27 Feb 2004 13:27:35 -0500

Some heavy Carouselling going on in there this morning :)

I have pH and DO2 on the tank with digital probes. What else is important
to know about water params? Hardness? Nitrate?

Photoperiod is a long story :)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Todd Crail" <>
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Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: NANFA-- tadpole madtoms looking amarous.

> Thanks Chris!
> "Previous descriptions and pictorial representations of madtom
> behaviors have focused on two main behaviors, Carousel and Embrace.
> (1999) described Carousel as the 'fish swim together head to tail in small
> circular pattern under structure'. Stoeckel (1993) also described a
> Carousel when he saw the 'male and female chasing each other in a circular
> pattern'. Even though Fitzpatrick (1981) used a different term, 'mutual
> caudal embrace with locomotion', essentially it was the same Carousel
> behavior. "
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