Re: NANFA-- Minnesota Natives for a 75

AZ Burns (
Mon, 29 Mar 2004 22:51:56 -0600

<<The only suggestion I can make is that the river stones, wood and such
have a
sand layer beneath them. A sand bottom is very healthy for all fish
especially natives. How big are the fish you intend to keep? North America
fish of nearly any size and sunfish are a beautiful replacement for
cichlids. But
there are other thoughts on this matter. Your tank and filtration will serve
well with many native fish.>>

I have sand in there now, so that will work well. I was thinking more small
fish rather than less large fish. If I can find a good spot to find
Orangespot sunfish they might be ideal.

Any idea how many orangespots I could put in a 75 with a lot of cover?
And could I keep anything else with them or would they do best in a single
species tank?

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