Re: NANFA-- Shipping in Winter (water hyacinths)

William Allen jr. (
Fri, 29 Dec 2000 19:23:23 -0600

I don't think your hyacinths are going to last very long at 50 F. Also, IME,
they're hard to keep alive in a tank, even tho they'll take over a pond in
nothin' flat. I'm not sure if it's lack of light or condensation from being
in a closed tank - never tried them in an open, emersed-vegetation-type

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Subject: NANFA-- Shipping in Winter

> I put the fish into a 125 gallon tank with full glass top in the sunniest
> room in my house. the water temperature was 50 F in the 125. I adjusted
> it was about as cold as I can make it. hehe. good thing they did not
> arrive at 40 F or I would need ice cubes. hehe. this is my nicest tank.
> am putting in water hyacinth. would love to receive some other kinds of
> plants if anyone has any.
> .

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