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Old 08-22-2012, 11:24 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: Warmouth and Grass Pickeral

I have a few of each in my FREEZER as I type - lol!

Might be a moot point if you can't locate either, but I'd skip the warmouth's if I were you. At least more than one. A single warmouth would probably be fine with the larger pickerel. But, warmouth's are extremely territorial and will become very aggressive. Before you know it, you'll only have one anyway. I know a couple of taxidermists that have kept both species, but in small numbers. Wild fish for whatever reason(s) get crowded quickly and you'll need at least a 55gallon tank for only a couple/three fish.

You might want to try hatcheries. Or maybe a larger pet store might be able to get ahold of them for you. Illinois is funky when it comes to the legalities of selling fish. Lots of grey areas. That means there's fewer places where you can purchase gamefish legally because of all the goofy red tape. Good luck...
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