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Angelicus at the Menagerie

Posted By: harold <slaterh@sympatico.ca>
Date: Tuesday, 15 April 2003, at 11:50 p.m.

Hi all, I still think this a fairly friendly forum compared to some that I'm part of....

I did a little crazy thing today and not to prove a point but to satisfy my own curiosity. I carefully isolated 15 of the 42 Angelicus I still have individually (one at time) in a collecting vessel to measure their total length. Now, this was done as to not put any undue stress on the fish. They were quite easy to catch and were very calm in the container during their short stint in isolation. When they were completely still at the side of the container I measured their total length. ... here's the results SMALLEST 2 3/8" LONGEST 3 1/2" .. most were just under 3" by an 1/8" or so. These were