Re: NANFA-- Elassoma Update

Michael Sandel (
Sat, 15 May 2004 07:46:08 -0700 (PDT)

Elassoma young are not easy to age accurately. If this little girl is getting ample food, (which is sometimes hard with adults in a 10 gallon) she is probably about a month old. I have some individuals from the same batch that have grown-in-markedly different rates. Now there are three that have doubled in size, and three that seemed to not have grown much-in-all in four months. Therefore, you could be looking-in-a happy one month old, or a hungry four+ month old...I am seperating my fish to try to help out the little ones.

BTW- anything to do with Elassoma is "thrilling" info to me :)

Michael Sandel
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