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Re: NFC: Dragonfly Larvae

When all else fails.....Use a catfish !!!!   LOL
-----Original Message-----
From: Joshua L. Wiegert <joshuaw at PAUL_paulsmiths.edu>
To: nfc at actwin_com <nfc at actwin_com>; nfc at actwin_com <nfc at actwin_com>
Date: Monday, August 16, 1999 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: NFC: Dragonfly Larvae

>Welp, none of that was neccessary....
>On a whim, I moved my large Synodontis eupterus into the tank.
>Took about 10 seconds. :)
>> In a message dated 8/15/99 4:05:06 PM US Central Standard Time,
>> joshuaw at PAUL_paulsmiths.edu writes:
>> <<   Any ideas on how to safely kill it in the tank, or force it out?  >>
>> You might try a miniature homemade minnow trap and see if he gets
>> I've seen both Augie Eppler and Wright Huntley post basic instructions.
>> Basically take a small plastic pop bottle, cut the top off right where it
>> narrows and then invert the top back inside.  (Take top off, of course.)
>> little gravel or sand for weight might be appropriate.  I would think a
>> friction mount is sufficient for aquarium use.  You could also use
>> or maybe some filter floss to shim it in place if it seems loose.
>> I think Augie suggested toothpicks piercing the two.  You could use a
>> thin wire (straightened paper clip?) to have starter holes.  Hold by a
>> of pliers into a candle flame and then burn starter hole.
>> Good luck!  Let us know how it works.
>> Chuck Church
>> Indianapolis, Indiana USA