Re: NANFA-- 'manders and geography
Sat, 4 Jan 2003 11:53:57 EST

In a message dated 1/4/03 9:38:51 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Hellbenders would be difficult to keep. They need fast flowing cold water,
> never much above 60 F, with high oxygen content and little dissolved
> material. A steady supply of fairly large live food would also be
> needed--smaller salamanders, shiner-sized fish, small snakes, etc. Plus,
> even though they're not a listed species, they should be a species of
> special concern in many areas because of degraded and reduced habitat.
I can do all that, the special concern part does concern me.

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