Re: NANFA-- question about rosefin shiner group

D. Martin Moore (
Thu, 18 May 2000 20:23:32 -0700

Quoth tony regarding NANFA-- question about rosefin shin:

> Have anyone keep and/or breed pinewoods shiner [Lythrurus matutinus],
> western rosefin shiner [L. fasciolaris], redfin shiner [both east and
> west form], crescent shiner, striped shiner, and bandfin shiner? Do
> they keep their color well in warmer tank? Tony

As for the striped shiner, most of the time they are rather plain,
showing silvery color with black crescent marks on the flanks. I
have seen them in full nuptual coloration, and it is great, but most
of the time they just look like generic minners.


"Cry to it, nuncle. as the cockney did to the eels when she put
'em i' the paste alive; she knapped 'em o' the coxcombs with a
stick, and cried 'Down wantons, down!'"

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