Re: NANFA-L-- Whirling Disease

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sat, 30 Apr 2005 11:03:02 -0400

In my experience, progressive cooling is easy and effective to put down
fish. No need to worry about dosage, etc.

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the warming Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Todd D. Crail" <tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Whirling Disease
>Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 10:13:41 -0400
>Yeah. As I thought about it more... $10 of landscaping rocks isn't worth
>the risk. Grad school is making me cheap, and I know "cheap" can get
>danged expensive! I'm going to bleach the system and equipment as Mark
>suggested and start out with all new materials. This isn't worth messin'
>with any more.
>Something else I was kicking around was the best way to euthenize the
>fish... I've got a couple Nocomis chubs that are full sized and enough
>decent sized animals I need to destroy that alka seltzer is going to be
>costly and make a mess. We kicked it around-in-a deparment cookout last
>night... Best we could come up with was icing them down in a cooler of
>and then finishing the job in the freezer once they were sedate (someone
>said "formalin" and I was like "are you gonna stand there and get
>;) Any thoughts about this?
>Thanks for all the input!
>The Madness (tm)

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