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Re: NANFA-- (Fwd) Question -- Sunfish
On Mon, 28 Jul 1997 17:56:42 +0000 "Jay DeLong" <jdelong at nwifc_wa.gov>
>Here's a message I received from someone who apparently saw Bob
>Bock's recent article:
>We found your webpage address in an article about Sunfish in a recent
>Aquarium Fish magazine. We looked up the page seeking information on
>fish we recently caught, and placed in an aquarium, a Sunfish found in
>local man-made lake. We believe the fish is a Pumpkinseed Sunfish but
>aren't sure. It's about 5 1/5 inches from nose to tip of tail,
>it has a tourquoise blueish body, orange spots, a black
>"ear" with a bright red spot on it, an orange belly and although our
>fish doesn't seem to have it, others we've seen have bright blue fins
>where ours is kinda light brownish fins.
Where are you located ? THat would give us a better idea what Kind of
Sunnie we are lookinh at............
>We are desparate for information about the fish, what it eats, the
>chemistry it prefers, it's exact scientific name, how to sex it, etc.
>(So far, we've only been able to get it to eat cut-up earthworms.)
>Do you have any ideas about where to find such information?
Try Petersons Field Guide to Native Fishes
>had articles in your association newsletter about keeping
>in an aquarium? If so, how much are reprints? We plan on joining
>association, although it appears the closest local representative is
>Oregon! Ah, well.
NahhhhhhhhhhhhhThere are regional reps in most states join on up there
are lots of us :)
>We would appreciate any information, references, etc. you could
>us. Just point your finger and we'll go running as we need as much
>information about this beautiful fish as possible in order to keep it
>happy and healthy. We were considering adding another fish or two,
>want to wait until we know more about the needs and moods of this
>Thank you for -any- help you can offer...and by the way, We are
>this from a remote terminal, so please make sure you respond to our
>-correct- e-mail address:
>lisaa at sincom_com
>Lisa & Joe
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