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Re: Exotic removal Program

Phylesis at aol_com wrote:

>                 Hey guys,
>         Well it sounds like we have a direction for this
> project,
> excellant. Let me remind the list and those expressing
> interest
> in the wild caught exotics that the program is in it's
> infancy.
> At my end, I have set up a staging area and holding
> pond(kiddypool) and will
> be recieving a new siene and better bait net from mail
> order probably
> tomorrow. All things are go for my first serious
> collecting day on Sunday.  As
> a side note,
> I observed an interesting behaviour of the Pleco to share.
> They burrow into the embankment about 2 feet, and stage a
> cleared area just
> outside the burrow. It was in a clump of vegitation right
> in front of this
> burrow that I found the 3/4" offspring last week. I had
> noticed this behaviour
> in the lakes in Lake Worth a few years ago, but didn't
> know the burrows were
> so deep.Cool, eh.
>                           All for now,
>                                  Daryl


    The burrowing is the nest that the male Pleco will
build. That is what I have been told.
You might get lucky and find a nest of small ones or even

       A fish addict,
        Bill Flowers