Sooo Sad.

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Sooo Sad.

Postby spbreeder on Wed Jan 19, 2005 9:04 am

I always check on my fish before I go to bed and last night I noticed my wrasse wasn't in his normal nest. I thought it wierd but maybe he found a new burrow. When he didn't pop out this morning I got a flashlight and looked behind the tank and there he was on the floor, all dried up. There is maybe a 1 to 1 1/2 inch opening in the back where it is cut out to allow room for the skimmer etc.. Damn, he was pretty and expensive. Crap..... Denise
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Postby BraenDead on Wed Jan 19, 2005 11:52 am

I'm sorry to hear about your loss :( It seems the fish can find every possible opening to jump through. I use eggcrate (lighting cover) to cover all my holes and leave at most a 1/4" gap - I've found fish too many times in the overflow and know they'll find a hole if there is one to find.

Hopefully you can take care of the gaps and replace him.

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