Re: [RML] camallanus

Andrew Hamilton (andrewha at
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 12:47:42

Perhaps Ryan is fictional and acts merely as an alias.


At 08:45 PM 7/21/97 -0600, you wrote:
>You know... Ryan never sends any e-mail.... I think Meryl is the fish head
>of the house and is afraid to admit it! :-)
>Roy Hunter
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>> From: Meryl Jury <merylj at>
>> To: rainbowfish at
>> 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