Re: NANFA-- newbie question

Dennis Kramb (
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 16:35:56 -0400

>Hi Dennis, welcome to the list and all... Your pond should be plenty
>big for many fishes. Two in your area that would thrive in your pond
>are blackstripe topminnows, _Fundulus notatus_, and orangespotted
>sunfish, _Lepomis humilis_. Both species would happily inhale any
>and all mosquito larvae they found.

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions on my pond. I looked them
up in my "North American Native Fishes" book. I like 'em! Are there
commercial sources for these fish or is it better/easier for me to
just go catch 'em myself?

I was at the pet store today and nearly succumbed to buying some
koi... just because I'm itching to get some fish in that pond! Yeah,
I know, I hate koi too.

Dennis in Cincinnati
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