NANFA-- Blacktail shiners re-cap

Bruce Stallsmith (
Thu, 31 Jul 2003 16:09:23 -0400

Thanks for everyone's thoughts on blacktail shiners in particular and
Cyprinella species in general. Tony's thoughts on having a larger school for
more confident behavior is probably right on the money, that had been in the
back of my mind. And I think Casper's right that they ultimately need a
bigger tank (which I think I have in the near future). The 15 gal. tank
they're in now is, like I said, oddly shaped, with maybe only 8 inches of
depth and enhanced surface area. But it's only a temporary solution. So I'll
tell Ruth, my wife, that we have to go out to Sipsey Fork and get some more
blacktails... hooray!

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A
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