At 10:52 PM 7/21/01 -0400, you wrote:
>well the fish collecting is doing better. tell amy i have nice largemouth
>bass as pets. i really like them. I got a new 15 inch one today to add to
>my 14 inch largemouth. i catch bluegills to feed them and other stuff.
>they seem to go wild for small perch, snakes and frogs. forget feeding
>them minnows. hehe. they would probably eat a hundred apiece to wet the
>i have also collected a few of the minnows along the shore of my local pond.
> they turned out to be banded killifish. i like them. sort of pretty and
>make nice aquarium fish.
>actually i am losing interest in the pickerel as pets. the pickerel just
>run away and smash into the glass walls when they see anyone. but the
>largemouth come running wagging their tail for food. they really are
>friendly. however, they do not seem to want another largemouth in the same
>tank, they seem very territorial.
>amy, i thought you have 2 largemouth in the same tank. well mine dont want
>to do that so far. i have them in 125 gallon tank. i am thinking of putting
>them into a 2000 gallon pond for the rest of the summer. maybe tomorrow
>i put the gambusia and a bunch of other minnow shiners from martin into a
>1000 gallon pond. they seem to like it outside for the rest of the summer.
>i hope all stays well out side.
>the rosy reds were easy to breed. i have them in a different 1000 gallon
>pond. but the pond is full of tadpoles that eat everything. i can say that
>the male fathead minnows or rosy reds seem to go off and just die from a
>long streatch of guarding the nest. i feed them good. but i have seen 3
>males do the exhausted wandering around in the pond and wind up dead with
>the tadpoles eating them.
>by the way tadpoles in my pond eat everything.
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