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Old 11-13-2003, 08:46 PM   #1
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What makes ClownFish go Carpet Surfing..

Ok now this is my second one that took a bite out of the carpet.. This is getting a bit frustrating.. I know that I can cover the tank with eggcrate or something but I dont want too... The lights are MH so they sudden shock of bright lights would be minimal if any at all.. There was 3 in the tank this time 2 wild caught and 1 TR.. All True Percs.. The one that jumped out was one of the wild caught ones and I found it not too long after he jumped.. Not soon enough to save.. I tried as he was still wet but he was already a gonner.. Please help

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Sorry to say, but the only 100% way to stop jumping is to cover the tank ecompletely or lower the waterlevel down a couple of inches so that the fish will not be able to make it all the way out of the tank.
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Tank covers also help limit evaporation and contamination.
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Old 11-13-2003, 10:49 PM   #5
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You can make covers from the egg crate lighting diffusers... It lets all the light in, yet keeps the fish in..
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