Re: NANFA-- Beware the green sunfish/ daily humor

Bruce Stallsmith (
Wed, 20 Mar 2002 13:13:58 -0500

>their sides near the center, but bound to cross anyways. The only way I
>ever lost a green is they are very good at finding the smallest opening in
>lid and leaping out. I watched this strange method. I think its when water
>is foul, or too small. They feel trapped. They will hover just under the
>surface, much like when oxygen is low. But the difference is they are not
>breathing heavily and colored normal. They slowly skim around and when the
>right area presents itself, boing, right out on the floor. They will do
>this is pails after you catch them often.
Ray, that's exactly what happened to my last green. He was growing and
really healthy, but probably didn't like being in a 10 gal. tank. He's gone

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A
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