Re: [acn-l] backyard pond question

peter.unmack at
Thu, 27 Jan 2000 14:36:03 -0700 (MST)

On Thu, 27 Jan 2000, Dexter Turner wrote:

> Can anyone on this list offer some suggestions for native fishes that would
> do well in a backyard pond, or any information on how I could potentially
> get involved in breeding/keeping endangered species in my pond? I'm
> interested in native fishes for educational and environmental reasons
> primarily, but I also believe that native fishes would be more attractive.

Your best bet would be to get onto the NANFA email list (North American Native
Fishes Association), details can be found at You will find
those folks most helpful and full of suggestions! If you are interested in
North American natives you should most definately join the club too, it's not
very expensive and has a fantastic quarterly magazine.

Peter J Unmack peter.unmack at
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