NANFA-- Feeding Noturus kitties

Crail, Todd (
Tue, 19 Nov 2002 12:07:50 -0500

Attitudes and "personas" are beginning to emerge in the tank. In the spirit
of Kahley, I've decided that it's not so bad to name the critters. :) I've
officially named the Stonecat "Spicoli" heh.

So I discovered Spicoli *really* likes freeze dried krill. But they float.
My interim solution has been to kinda wedge them into a paper clip and drop
them right by his front door. He really digs that, but I don't like the
corrosion issues, and he waits until he can't see me to pounce on it.

I tried plastic clips and they just break the krill. I don't know that a
feeding stick will work due to his shyness, but I'm game for hearing it's
worth a try. Will it more than likely become accustomed to me that it would
take them off a feeding stick? Or have any of you found a better way to do
this sort of operation? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. This
is my first experience with tiny catfish that are predators.

In other news, the project manager walked into my cube this morning. He
hadn't seen the tank in a few weeks, and there's been a bunch of additions
since his last viewing. He couldn't believe (I don't think he wanted to
anyway lol) the interesting animals that came from "That river of !_at_#$%". I
chuckled. Another enlightened individual.

And then the male orangespot swam out full of whiz and vinegar heeheehee....
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