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Re: NFC: Longear Growth Rate?

Yeah  yeah.. blame your slow growth on my fish.... LOL
Maybe they just like the good waters of Texas...  LOL
Just kidding, Tony...  When you put them into the 37 gal., you should see a
remarkable growth spurt if you do your homework....  :O)
Charles A.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Andrew" <heavymetal99 at excite_com>
To: <nfc at actwin_com>
Sent: Saturday, June 10, 2000 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: NFC: Longear Growth Rate?

> On Sat, 10 Jun 2000 07:25:53 -0500, nfc at actwin_com wrote:
> >  In my short 3 year experience with longears---the size of the tank does
> >  matter.  A 10 gal will stunt their growth.  But this also can have it's
> good side as lepomis require alot of room as far as I'm concerned.
> >  If you put it in something bigger---I think you will be suprised on
> >  how fast they grow.
> Well, my longear is set to move into his own 37 gal tank very soon. I'm
> really concerned with getting him to grow fast, but was just wondering if
> was odd that he wasn't doing so. It'll be interesting to see if the change
> in tank size affects his growth rate any.
> > Maybe everything just grows biggeer in Texas!!! he hehe
> Actually, my slow-growing fish hails from Texas ;)
> Tony Gustafson
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