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Re: Class project

I too like the undergravel filters for native tanks, especially when
combined with powerheads.  Most natives seem to enjoy the current produced.

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-----Original Message-----
From: mcclurg luke e <mcclurgl at washburn_edu>
To: nfc at actwin_com <nfc at actwin_com>
Date: Friday, September 04, 1998 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: Class project

>I prefer UGF.
>On Thu, 3 Sep 1998, Bill Flowers wrote:
>>   To all I need some input. I justtalked to my boy's 6th grade science
>> about setting up a 10 gallon native fish tank. She is all for it. I have
>> collected some young darters and minnows from a creek in Illinois that
>> almost dried up. These are to young to identify yet. I was thinking of
>> up a tank with these fish in it. The kids could watch them grow and at
the end
>> of the year id the fish. The kids could observe the interactions of the
fish and
>> write a class report about what they observed during the year. They could
>> the report to the NFC to see if we could put it on our web page. This was
>> first idea. Any suggestions?
>>      The thing I am trying to figure out is the right type of filtration
to put
>> on the tank. I am fond of the outside filters but would like to keep it
>> the cleaning the tank would be simple and relatively clean process. Any
>> suggestions?
>>    A Fish Addict,
>>     Bill Flowers