Originally Posted by lbacha
Now I want to go and catch some since I know a few streams near me that have them, its a little chilly right now though. Let me ask how do they do in a warm water tank long term, I used to keep them along with shiners and other stream fish in a unheated aquarium on my porch when I was a kid but never tried any in my tropical tanks.
As long as you feed them live food, they'll be happy. Frozen will suffice if you don't' do live. They prefer colder waters but will do fine in a home aquarium.
I wish I had a stream full of darters/shiners in my backyard