Re: NANFA-- Where are all the Californians?

Roselawn Museum (
Wed, 21 Mar 2001 14:01:40 -0500

Thanks, Hy, but I still wonder how the indoor keepers are handling it.

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

At 07:36 AM 3/21/01 -0800, you wrote:
>Hello from California. If you keep your native fish in a "pond" like
>environment, then filters and aerators are not needed. My fish are in still
>tanks, lots of java moss, and gravel. There are no covers to the tanks.
>Light is from ambient sources or the room when there is electricity. In
>that way, a blackout is irrelevant. Of course, this set up would not work
>well for fish from swift flowing rivers, but has worked well for any of the
>species I have tried. Of course, lots of water changes are very helpful.
>Use the dirty water to water the garden. Fortunately, water temperature has
>not been a problem with natives.

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Roselawn Museum" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 6:33 AM
>Subject: NANFA-- Where are all the Californians?
>> I keep hearing about all the rolling black-outs in California. I can't
>> remember the last time I saw a post from a California member, but surely
>> there must be some of you out there. How do you deal with the power
>> cut-offs as it relates to the aeration/filtration of your tanks?
>> Steven A. Ellis
>> Kennesaw, GA

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