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NFC: Fw: Native fish advice?
Robert Rice NFC President
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Native Fish Conservancy
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Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 20:13:48 -0600
Subject: Native fish advice?
I recently sold my
home and, as a sane individual, gave away my tropical fish rather than be forced
to do a one day relocation. It wasn't that big of a sacrifice, I had one
large angel and two Chinese algae eaters. While contemplating the future
of my aquarium I came across your article at http://www.aquariacentral.com/articles/natives.shtml .
What a wonderful idea! The home I purchased is on the northeast corner of
Lake Tainter, a 1700 acre "wide spot" in the Red Cedar River just north of
Menomonie, Wisconsin. How do I start? What permits do I need to keep
native fish? What fish need help? What can I do in addition to
making my aquarium available to a few fish?
Oh, the aquarium is
a 90 gallon Oceanic with 2 daisy-changed Fluval 404 canisters. I know it's
overkill for what I had, but I used to breed veiled Oscars and needed the extra