[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Anyone Know a good fish?
Hi Herb & All... I have been around a little while and am interested in
natives as well...Is there a website where I can see what some of the
natives from my area look like? (N.Central Texas)I would like to try some of
the _smaller_ natives like topminnows etc. How big do the H. formosa get
and would they be compatible with other community fishes..tropical &
native...I am already keeping a few killies and would like to "round out"
the tank with a few of our own native fishes..Thanks in advance...
......Charles, in Texas where the smoke is still around...
From: Dwight Moody <dwightmoody at hotmail_com>
To: nfc at actwin_com <nfc at actwin_com>; top_side at geocities_com
<top_side at geocities_com>
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 1998 8:48 AM
Subject: Re: Anyone Know a good fish?
>Shouldn't be a problem with the eggs of most of our plant-spawning
>killifish, which can be handled the same way as eggs from non-native
>plant spawning killifish.
>ALSO: H. formosa is a good starter fish or candidate for
>freebies/introductory packets. Due to small size, the postage is
>minimal, as they don't need a lot of water to ship in. I sent abot 50
>H. formosa, packed three trios to a bag, with all bags inside a
>styrofoam box which was inside a cardboard box and postage was about $7.
>I would think that we could ship a trio of H. formosa for less than $2.
>Suggestion: advertise a "Try a Native" special, which would include a
>trio of H. formosa for $5, plus $2 s/h, which includes a NFC Beginner's
>Guide to Keeping Natives and 10% off coupon for their next purchase of
>fish from the NFC.
>>From owner-nfc at actwin_com Mon Jun 8 19:35:27 1998
>>Received: from localhost (daemon@localhost)
>> by acme.actwin.com (8.8.8/8.8.5) with SMTP id WAA28987;
>> Mon, 8 Jun 1998 22:32:41 -0400 (EDT)
>>Received: by acme.actwin.com (bulk_mailer v1.5); Mon, 8 Jun 1998
>>Received: (from majordom@localhost)
>> by acme.actwin.com (8.8.8/8.8.5) id WAA28975
>> for nfc-outgoing; Mon, 8 Jun 1998 22:32:38 -0400 (EDT)
>>Received: from ns3.ipa.net (ns3.ipa.net [184.108.40.206])
>> by acme.actwin.com (8.8.8/8.8.5) with ESMTP id WAA28969
>> for <nfc at actwin_com>; Mon, 8 Jun 1998 22:32:35 -0400 (EDT)
>>Received: from geocities.com (pool-134.pblf.ipa.net [220.127.116.11])
>> by ns3.ipa.net (8.8.8/8.8.6) with ESMTP id VAA20506
>> for <nfc at actwin_com>; Mon, 8 Jun 1998 21:34:35 -0500 (CDT)
>>Message-ID: <357C9F2E.C214C1DA at geocities_com>
>>Date: Mon, 08 Jun 1998 21:34:22 -0500
>>From: Herb Harris <top_side at geocities_com>
>>Organization: Native Fish Conservancy
>>X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.05 [en] (Win95; U)
>>To: nfc at actwin_com
>>Subject: Re: Anyone Know a good fish?
>>References: <Pine.A18.104.22.1680608164052.327556B-100000 at acc_wuacc.edu>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>>Sender: owner-nfc at actwin_com
>>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>> Would these be easy to raise? Looking for something that might serve
>>be used to "introduce" folks to the keeping of natives, so may go to
>>"newbies" to the aquarium hobby. Sort of want to keep it simple for
>> I know the smaller native catfish I have are SUPER easy to care for,
>>just watch what ya put in the tank with them, if ya want to keep it! :)
>>mcclurg luke e wrote:
>>> Just a 'guess'. How would some of the Madtoms do? I know larger
>>> of catfish take several days to hatch.
>>> On Sun, 7 Jun 1998, Herb Harris wrote:
>>> > Hi all,
>>> > Thinking about fish eggs. Shipping them. For "starter" setups
>>> > "free" offers. Killie folks do it all the time to "evangilize"
>>> > of the NA fish that we deal with good candidates for this sort of
>>> > Egg needs some "shelf life", say at least 3 days before hatching.
>>> > Anyone know a good fish?
>>> > Herb
>Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com