RE: NANFA-- gar revisited

Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (
Thu, 18 Apr 2002 14:01:18 -0500

Casper wrote:
>>>bg sent me a little 3 or 4 inch long nose gar about 2 years ago. it is
about 16" long. last year it resided in my 18' x 36' swimming pool. when i
drained it there were no more goldfish nor the 100 fathead minnows i had
added... but i still had ALL my topminnows? i think... but not positive and
highly reckon he ate all the goldfish and fatheads....what do yall think
about returning him to the big pool?otherwise since bg and nanfa has a no
return policy... his time may be near.<<<

Jan writes:
Have you tried getting him to eat large, floating pellets (or puppy kibble).
The gar that shared pool space with koi at Busch Gardens in Tampa seemed to
like them.
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