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Re: Newbie Intro.
Flame chubs ae from Tennesee so Isd be surprised if thats what you
got..........Probably northern redbelly dace. Bait shops guys are usually
very helpfull in stocking a tank. I wish wed spend more time giving them
the kudos they deserve !!
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On Sun, 1 Mar 1998 08:23:15 -0500 "heather&mike" <haines at perth_igs.net>
>Hello - anybody out there? We are new to this group and new to native
>keeping. We have been keeping tropicals for about a year now and
>went out and set up a native tank.
>Went to our local bait shop - LBS :>/) - and came home with a mess of
>shiners, chubs, a couple of sticklebacks, even a few tadpoles. The
>the shop was very helpful, sorting through and identifying fish and
>didn't even want us to pay for them.
>There are 2 chubs which look like flame chubs which - according to the
>Audobon guide - are not native to eastern Ontario. The guy in the
>called them red-striped darters or dace but they don't look like the
>pictures in the guide at all. I guess this is another illustration of
>problems of using common names. Anyway, does anybody know anything
>flame chubs (hemitremia flammea)?
>Mike & Heather
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