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From: "bockj" <bockj at erols_com>
To: <nanfa at aquaria_net>, <nfc at actwin_com>
Subject: Re: NANFA-- Re: Flagfish
Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 21:20:53 -0400
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> On Sat, 16 May 1998 18:07:12 -0400 "bockj" <bockj at erols_com> writes:
> >How are your flagfish doing, Robert?  Mine are a little shy, spending 
> >most
> >of their time hiding under the java moss.  This is a spectacularly 
> >colored
> >fish--red and blue stripes.  A little on the nasty side, though.
> Very much a killie a bit ornry and very suitable for a single species
> tank. I am on my F kazzillion on my colony. They love to be kept in ponds
> with much vegetation .....
You're right about that.  Mine love the algae that I scoop out of my mud
sunfish tank.  As for the shyness, I may put them in with some fast moving
(larger) rosy side or redbelly dace.  Maybe the dither fish will encourage
them to show themselves more.
>   I 
> >plan to
> >move the moss out, and get a boat load of nylon spawning mops, and
> >periodically transfer them to a back yard tub of about 40 gallons.  In 
> >the
> >fall, I hope to come back for lots more.
> >
> >I used a similar strategy to breed Elassoma zonatum last year--putting 
> >five
> >adults in the tub, along with loads of java moss.  Came back in the 
> >fall to
> >about 40 or 50 young of various stages of development, which I gave to 
> >Jeff
> >Fullerton and Chris Scharpf.
> I find the small pond hatchery is a great way to breed a lot of smaller
> native fishes. I wish more people did it. They would be very satisfied if
> they did ....
> >
> >Anyway, if anyone's got any thoughts about the flagfish breeding, 
> >please
> >send a note to the NANFA list--I'm not on the NANF list (one list is 
> >enough
> >for me!)
> >
> >Take care, Robert
> >
> >Bob
> >
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