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Re: Red Shiner colors

Hey Sajjad,

  Are these the ones I sent you?  Great advertising for me if they


On Sat, 29 Aug 1998, Sajjad Lateef wrote:

> 	You should have seen the colors of the alpha male Red Shiner 
> today!
> 	I had in the tank all by himself for a week to give the plants
> time to settle. I moved the rest of the shiners (incl the females) to the
> tank today. The alpha male went wild - contesting territory with the other
> males and chasing the females. His tail, fins and the spot on top of his
> head was a neon orange ... bright enough to see in the dark, I bet. The
> other males didn't show all that much color, though .... they were pretty
> subdued.  Probably mildly stressed from the move. 
> 	One male and female took over a corner of the tank among the
> Anacharis and performed a "vertical circle" dance. They must be ready to
> breed, then. Is late summer/early fall the right time for Shiners to
> breed? Do they scatter their eggs or stick them to some object? Should I
> care for the fry with special growing tank, special food or should I let
> Ma Nature take its course? 
> 	On another note, Is Ray Wolff on this list? He is a breeder who
> had advertised in the NANFA trading post and RR's list. 
> Thanks,
> Sajjad 
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