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> From: Meryl Jury <merylj at pec.co.nz>
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: Re: [RML] camallanus
> Date: Monday, July 21, 1997 5:45 PM
> Yes, the more I think about it the more I have to question how this is
> introduced into our tanks.
> Ryan feeds lots of live food in summer to condition his fish for breeding
> and has live bloodworms, mosquito larve and daphania in abundance. For
> some of his fish all they get is this diet all year round supplemented by
> chopped earth worms, white worms and baby brine shrimp.
> Potential breeding stock and most of his fry only see flake about once a
> month when he is tired out and can't be bothered collecting live food.
> course the spoilt fish just turn their noses up at the flake food but the
> sucking cats go nuts.)
> If the source could be identified it would be wonderful but in the
> meantime we will just have to regularly treat all our tanks as a
> preventative measure.
> Thanks for all your help.
> Cheers, Meryl