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Re: NFC: adopt-a-tank opp

          I can provide you the air pump and sponge filter. 
   I, however, would not suggest mixing crayfish and newts in the same
aquarium, unless you want to teach the children about predator-prey

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I have flake food and freeze-dried shrimp for the project. Perhaps we can
collect some critters on Sept 16? I'm still trying to get a hold of the guy
who's familiar with the Kankakee River. We could probably find plenty in the
tributaries and backwaters.

Tony Gustafson

On Tue, 5 Sep 2000 17:28:54 -0500 (CDT), nfc at actwin_com wrote:

>  	Looks like I may finally get a chance to setup a tank at a
>  Kindergarten/Montessori school. The kids range from 3 - 6 years old. My
>  aunt teaches there. 
>  	They had a goldfish bowl. Algae was rampant and the fish died
>  (probably due to lack of proper care).
>  	Anyway, I am thinking of a 10G tank, pea gravel, foam filter etc.
>  The creatures would be a small crayfish and some hardy minnows. Plants
>  will be floating hornwort and emersed Pothas vine. I intend to setup the
>  tank and train one of the staff to take care of it. I'll periodically
>  visit the place to make sure everything's OK.
>  	I can donate the tank, gravel and an old incandescent light. Can
>  the NFC provide the critters, sponge filter and air pump, fish food? Can
>  other critters (newt) be put in the same tank? What am I forgetting?
>  Sajjad 

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