Re: NANFA-- Re: nanfa V1 #1457

Jeremy Tiemann (
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 07:21:25 -0600

I have had four Noturus (and three other catfishes) species
throughout my fish days. All of my catfishes, except one (Fred the
flathead) adapted fairly quickly (less than one month), and would
venture out with the lights on. The only time I would see the
flathead with any sort of lighting, would be when I would watch the

>Regarding the stonecat thread: I've had two tadpole madtom for about three
>weeks now (only in main tank for about a week). They only comes out when all
>the lights in the room have been out for about 45 mins. I've feeding them
>sinking pellets. How long does it take madtoms to fully adjust (ie. come out
>at feeding time and such)? Just wondering what to expect.

Jeremy Tiemann
Illinois Natural History Survey
Center for Biodiversity
607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-4594
Fax: (217) 333-4949
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