Re: NANFA-- blacknose dace

Sajjad Lateef (
Tue, 5 Nov 2002 05:33:28 -0800 (PST)

--- "Crail, Todd" <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Well it seems I was in for a little bit of a suprise. Not only is
> this
> blacknose dace (Rhinichthys atrarulus) a cool lil' fish... It seems
> to be
> picking at blackbrush algae (red hair algaes). Is this normal
> behavoir?
> Are "dace" in general, good opportunists? Double bonus if so, as
> they're cool
> critters I had planned to keep anyway :)

You bet. They were opportunistic enough to swallow some
of my smaller darters and also choke to death in the process.

Greedy little fish, they are.


Sajjad Lateef
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