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Re: Tennessee River fish
Where bouts you want me to look for on the River? I can correlate with
Peterson's guide to give you a start. Some of the folks on the list may
live fairly close to you!
BTW: killies and natives are not mutually exclusive, so its not a hard
choice! You could do both, as other members can attest to. But I get
A question for you, if you were offered native killies, or their eggs,
just pay a small shipping cost, would that be an attractive proposition
Just a thought. I don't have any myself, and couldn't send them if I
did (eggs maybe), but as Dave responded to my earlier question, seems
like lots of native killies to choose from, and maybe someone can get
some to you to try out.
> I have been on the lurking on the list about a week now. I have been
> thinking about keeping native fish for some time and just stumbled on the
> list. Sounded like a place to get my questions answered.
> BTW I am like someone else posted trying to decide between killies and
> natives too.
> Anyway I have toyed with the idea of setting up a tank that had fish native
> or at least that inhabit the Tennessee river system for some time. Since I
> live on the river the idea of collecting and raising them is really
> appealing. I would love to set up a 100+ gallon in the den and be able to
> show my guests what lives in my backyard. I have searched the Web in vain
> trying to find a list of fish that inhabit the river. I have found some by
> searching an Audubon book of fish. I know that there are a lot of different
> fish in different watersheds that feed the river. Is there a book or source
> on the web that I can get more info from?
> Jeff <*\\><
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