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Re: NFC: Fw: those madenning madtoms

I believe Mark Binkley has some tadpole madtoms for sale.  Try this link:  
http://www.jonahsaquarium.com/fishlist.htm#north american


>From: robert a rice <robertrice at juno_com>
>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>To: nfc at actwin_com
>Subject: NFC: Fw: those madenning madtoms
>Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 14:01:35 -0500
>Robert Rice NFC  President
>Save those Fishes,  Join the Native Fish Conservancy
>----- Forwarded Message -----
>From: Siluriformes2 at aol_com
>To: robertrice at juno_com
>Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 13:18:22 EST
>Subject: those madenning madtoms
>Message-ID: <26.11a4cd03.27c8036e at aol_com>
>dear sir,
>I keep and collect madtoms. So far, only the brindled, northern, and
>ones, but am alwys searching for more. Last year, when the spring water
>levels started to go down, it left many overflow pools that i found
>madtoms, who will faithfully stay at the nest site after it is too late
>they become trapped. They also seem to congregate as a breeding colony
>[brindled ones]. I took the trapped madtoms home to my 55 to keep several
>attempt to establish them in the local ponds. I managed to put only about
>dozen in a deserted rock quarry and as many in an 800 gallon water garden
>koi. I will try to establish more this spring. Another good way to catch
>madtoms and darters is to  dig a depression the length of a minnow trap,
>it in so the mouth on both sides is paralell with the substrate, instead
>the normal way.
>From observing brindle cats in my aquarium, plus reading articles about
>i believe that they would thrive in a pond condition. could you please
>me how to catch som tadpole madtoms for my tank? I cant seem to locate
>any. I
>live in southern ohio. thanks, James

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