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Re: habitat/ponds

> members who buy all these fancy mats and stuff to get theirs to
> reproduce
Like heart shaped vibrator beds for fish? ;+)

I think your fish are just happy.  Glad you're able to find homes for them.
Thanks for the offer, but I have no pond, not something I could afford now.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2004 11:45 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] habitat/ponds

> Members of our club are always looking for fish... so I donate them. We
> also do many community projects, so they go there too.... a local pet
> store will also take them and trade for fish food in the spring.. the
> heron and egret take some... and a few bite the dust if I can't find
> someone for them. I never add them to any open water, only homes. Want
> some Kitty?
> It appears (to me anyways) that mine are over sexed.... some folks fish
> never multiply to the extent mine do. My 6 fish have reproduced to over
> a thousand easily over the years. I think it is due to no chemicals,
> lotsa plants to hide in, and just a friendly environment to live in. I
> laugh at members who buy all these fancy mats and stuff to get theirs to
> reproduce.
> Donna
> >
> > So, Donna, what do you do?  Sell the fish?  Kill and make fertilizer?
> I
> > mean, this sounds like something that is going to keep happening.
> Seems
> > like your fish multiply faster and better than rabbits.  What does one
> do
> > with all these fish?  Do you have an outlet?  A buyer in the wings?
> > Kitty
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