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Re: NFC: Rainbow dace
They will do fine in a heated tank. I collect them locally in stagnant
pools approaching 90 degrees. YOu just can't hardly kill these guys.
On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Matthew Fisher wrote:
> Well, I suppose if I ever get another aquarium I'll get some.. They wouldn't
> do well in my current tank. Perhaps whenever my other fish pass on, I can
> take the heater out.. heh.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sajjad Lateef" <sajjad at acm_org>
> To: <nfc at actwin_com>
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 1:57 PM
> Subject: Re: NFC: Rainbow dace
> > Ha! Rainbow Dace ... I remember some store round here selling
> > them. The real name for those fish is Red Shiners aka Notropsis lutrensis.
> > A very attractive fish and very hardy. Just keep it in an unheated tank
> > with clear area for swimming. It appreciates a bit of a water current. It
> > will eat any kind of food (even bits of bread and cereal) and likes an
> > occasional green (boiled peas, lettuce, etc.). If you keep some flat rocks
> > (like an outcrop in the gravel), a pair will spawn amd stick the eggs in
> > the rock crevices.
> > Sajjad
> > On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Matthew Fisher wrote:
> > > A couple lfs's have rainbow dace for sale, and I was wondering what
> > > requirements they have to be raised?
> > > thank you.
> > >
> > > Matt
> > >
> > >
> > --
> > Sajjad Lateef <http://www.lateef.org/sajjad/>
> > sajjad at acm_org sajjad at lateef_org