NANFA-- Rainbow Shiners

Wed, 14 Mar 2001 09:37:50 -0600

I have several Rainbow Shiners, 1 male and several females and noticed that
a couple of the females have "plumped" up. Being that the others have not I
am assuming that these two are becoming gravid. What should/can I do to
facilitate breeding? I have never bred these fish before. They are in a 20L
with some Flag Fish and the temp is around 66F. It is a fine gravel bottom
with some rocks and a single piece of upright driftwood. To add to that I
am leaving on vacation Saturday and will not be able to supervise them. The
person that will be feeding them while I am gone is not a fish person, so
tasks must be kept simple.

Any help is appreciated.


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