[permaculture] Mosquito fish for the north

Mark mpludwig at facstaff.wisc.edu
Wed Mar 6 08:35:16 EST 2002


At 08:50 PM 3/5/02 +0100, you wrote:

>Don't know if your area is too cold for it. It might also be forbidden to
>introduce it. Even if it cannot survive the winter, it might be possible to
>set it free in summer, if bread in sufficient quantities.

Up North you might use mud minnows (Umba levi ?)  They tolerate poor water 
quality and are very tough critters.  Many other small fishes also enjoy 
mosquito larva, as well as dragon fly larva, sold in the bait trade as 
hellgrammites.
Mark


Mark P. Ludwig
Poultry Research Lab
University of Wisconsin -Madison
608-262-1730 WK
608-846-7125 HM




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