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Re: serious letter

Where do you live, and are those species you listed native?  Also, I would
be curious to know what happens to that pond during high water events.  What
size pond is this?

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-----Original Message-----
From: Moontanman at aol_com <Moontanman at aol_com>
To: nanfa at aquaria_net <nanfa at aquaria_net>; nfc at actwin_com <nfc at actwin_com>
Date: Monday, September 07, 1998 9:32 PM
Subject: serious letter

>OK guys and gals I have an opportunity, due to much construction in my area
>and the requirement of runoff ponds for parking lot rain water I have found
>pond (1/3 acre or so) that has been forgotten and has no fish!  I plan to
>contact the developers and ask if I can stock this little jewel with fish
>my choosing.  Nothing lives there but insects and tadpoles.  A great
>opportunity to start an ecosystem from the ground up (so to speak) I am
>leaning towards H. Formosa, madtoms, bluespotted sunnies, and maybe grass
>pickerels.  I know some dace are native here and some shiners.  Want to
>a discussion/suggestions for stocking this pristine body of water?