Re: NANFA-- heat-tolerant sculpins

Roselawn Museum (
Fri, 27 Jul 2001 10:39:15 -0400

Hi Mark

Mine were indoors all year. When I'm running the tank lights, the
temperature hovers around 70. In fact, that's how I happened to discover
the difference. I like it warm in the house, while my wife prefers arctic
tundra. With tanks in several rooms, I lucked into two "control groups". In
the warmer rooms, the tank temps would often go as high as 75. The sculpins
were sluggish, and darters began to die. In the cooler rooms, the tank
temps stayed around 65. The sculpins fed well, and the darters continued to
dart. Accidental science, if you will.

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

>Were yours in warm water all year or just in the summer? Do you remember
>the temp range?
>Columbus Ohio USA <))><

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