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NFC: Brookfield zoo exhibit
Sounds like a food problem. To bring out the colors in SRBD you need to
have live plants and feed a varied diet. Include vegetable fare. They
should also receive fd ocean plankton, or Mysis at least once a week.
There is no reason for cyprinids to be skinny if they are properly fed.
-> Other than the spelling, what annoyed me was that the fish seemed
-> unhappy. The bluegill was discolored ... almost uniform yellowish. The
-> bellies of the ?RBD were pale red. Some of the cyprinids had skinny
You bet but me being here in Cincinnati is kind of limiting...are there
any other NFC members that could help?? Does the Brookfield zoo have a
website? Are there members in the Chicago area who could volunteer to
help out? If you get me the name of the Fish Curator or Zoo Curator I
will contact him, but we need someone near there to do the legwork to
make this a viable attractive site...that is if the zoo would even
-> All in all, not bad - but, could be better. Could the NFC help
-> make this exhibit better?