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RE: NFC: Rosy reds
That is what I am going to try next , hopefully I can find some bait stores
in the area.
From: owner-nfc at actwin_com [mailto:owner-nfc at actwin_com]On Behalf Of
Sent: Saturday, January 23, 1999 12:35 AM
To: nfc at actwin_com
Subject: Re: NFC: Rosy reds
At 06:25 PM 1/15/99 -0500, you wrote:
>are rosy reds livebearers ?
>I have seen some that have the elongated fin like a guppy
>how easy are they to raise ?
>I use them as feed fish and was wondering how easy they are to raise
>as they are cheap enough in the pet stores , but not when you take in
>account the 30 mile trip to get there
I have raised Rosy Reds in an outdoor pond. They seemed to breed pretty
easily. They are egg layers. They're simply a xanthic form of the fathead
minnow, Pimephales promelas. The wild, gray color form is commonly
available at bait shops. Have you tried that as a food source?
mbinkley at earthling_net <))><
Columbus Ohio USA