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Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\) 15-04-2007 09:47 PM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
Philippe



[email protected] 16-04-2007 07:22 PM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
On Apr 15, 12:47 pm, "Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\)"
wrote:
Philippe


Not that I could ever see.

Regards,
Tom Barr

www.BarrReport.com


Richard Sexton 17-04-2007 12:34 AM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 

Not primarily. You can tell what a fish eats from the shape of its mouth.

It mostly eats insects, crustaceans and worms in the wild.

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[email protected]???et.com 17-04-2007 03:02 AM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
Try here Phillipe
http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/spec...name=anostomus

(it is very slow, but the information is there)

ps, Vous etes Francais?

On Sun, 15 Apr 2007 21:47:13 +0200, "Philippe Lemaire \(remove
oldies\)" wrote:

Philippe


Stephen Parry London W2

Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\) 18-04-2007 07:16 PM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
Richard Sexton wrote:
Not primarily. You can tell what a fish eats from the shape of its mouth.

It mostly eats insects, crustaceans and worms in the wild.


He nibbles under leaves and wood, but what then ?


Philippe



Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\) 18-04-2007 07:39 PM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
wrote:
Try here Phillipe
http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/spec...name=anostomus

(it is very slow, but the information is there)

ps, Vous etes Francais?

On Sun, 15 Apr 2007 21:47:13 +0200, "Philippe Lemaire \(remove
oldies\)" wrote:

Philippe


Stephen Parry London W2


Quite faster here :
http://filaman.ifm-geomar.de/Summary...name=anostomus


Philippe who is Belgian



Richard Sexton 18-04-2007 10:26 PM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
In article ,
Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\) wrote:
Richard Sexton wrote:
Not primarily. You can tell what a fish eats from the shape of its mouth.

It mostly eats insects, crustaceans and worms in the wild.


He nibbles under leaves and wood, but what then ?


It's eating the micro organisms that live there. Just because you
can't see them them doesn't mean he can't :)

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1970 280SE, 72 280SE | Home pages: http://rs79.vrx.net
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Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\) 18-04-2007 10:38 PM

Is Anostomus anostomus an algae eater ?
 
Richard Sexton wrote:
In article ,
Philippe Lemaire \(remove oldies\) wrote:
Richard Sexton wrote:
Not primarily. You can tell what a fish eats from the shape of its mouth.

It mostly eats insects, crustaceans and worms in the wild.


He nibbles under leaves and wood, but what then ?


It's eating the micro organisms that live there. Just because you
can't see them them doesn't mean he can't :)


He also eat those of my kissing who doesn't appreciate that much ;-) !


Philippe




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