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Old 01-24-2007, 10:11 AM   #1
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RIP wrasse

Well, I've certainly read stories about wrasses and their jumping tendencies but have never experienced it before--until now.

It turns out that my sixline wrasse did a little carpet surfing. Didn't find him until after rigor mortise had set in. Poor little guy.

I didn't think I need a top because my light sits up there and is only 3 or 4 inches above the tank and almost covers it. I guess I was wrong!

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ACK! Sorry for your loss. You can use egg crate to cover the top...

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My first one went surfing, then my 2nd one killed my randalls shrimp goby, I'm done with this fish, atleast in smaller aquariums.
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I lost mine through a 1" hole in the back of my canopy, where he immediately became a fresh snack for my girlfriend's cat. If there is a hole a sixline will find it.
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