Re: NANFA-- Collecting wild water, was, Changing water while
Tue, 18 Nov 2003 13:20:44 EST

In a message dated 11/18/03 11:23:38 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Since I already ingnored this advice given to me because I collected my own
> driftwood, rocks and gravel, I gave it little heed. I never had any
> with the "wild" water, and actually think it was a benefit. It certainly
> better than the treated city water. It also gave me another excuse to get
> out and enjoy the outdoors. Not to mention it was good excerise. Sure, I
> often brought home damselfly larvae ( among other less " dangerous"
> critters) but these were happily eaten by the fish in most cases. And a
> damselfly hovering around the fish tanks in mid winter was a nice addition.
I agree Ray, I've done it many times with fresh and salt water, I'm too old
for that stuff now but it was fun.

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