Re: NANFA-- constipated smallmouth bass

Bruce Stallsmith (
Wed, 02 Oct 2002 10:00:27 -0400

>In a message dated 10/2/02 12:46:14 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
><< I think the title speaks for itself, but what should I do? My little
> has grown quite constipated.

Try raising the water temperature by 3-5 degrees C. This will raise the
fish's metabolic rate and hopefully jumpstart intestinal peristalsis so the
poop continues on its way.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A
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