Re: NANFA-- shipping silversides- need ID confirmation
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 00:19:43 EDT

In a message dated 6/13/02 12:15:59 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< Moon,
I want to make sure that my silversides surviving the
shipping are indeed Labidesthes. I am not an expert
on their systematics, therefore I will take some pics
over the weekend and I will ask you gentlemen for
identification. As you mentioned, some people were
succesefull shipping Menidia beryllina. Labidesthes is
the one that doesn't survive the shipping insult.
I am far from being an expert but one reason thing I think might help is to
keep the silversides in a large aquarium for a couple of weeks, lots of
aeration, and ship them in a large shipping box and in one big bag. Cool
weather wouldn't hurt either.

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