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    I stumbled across the pygmy sunfish while looking for something else and found them fascinating. North-american species are pretty rare in Europe so there's not much to find there. Does anyone here keep these fish? Do they work as well in a small tank as it seems when I read the species description? Has anyone ever bred them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by talldutchie View Post
    Has anyone ever kept them?
    Nope Ive not kept them
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    UncleWillie knows all about them, you can try sending him a pm as his schedule doesn't allow him to come around very often.

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    Well, I can't help you with any information but I do think they are a neat little fish. If you choose to keep them I would love to read a journal about your experience with them.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Just had a good trawl around the internet. There's a few Germans obsessive about breeding them and collecting all the species. Apart from that Elassoma evergladei is occasionally imported but it's a rare oddball priced about the same as a good looking Blue ram.

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    NANFA would be another place to get info, but you have to join to view anything on their site.

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    Honestly dutchie, if I had the exporers license I would go in my backyard pond and collect some wilds for you. We get everything from the everglades pigmy to pretty much every known species in florida in this area.

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