01-04-2011, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by 1077
I recently had to catch 8 black ruby barbs from 80 gallon planted tank.
I did as aunt Kymmie suggested and first lowered the water level by one half. I planned on moving the fish to 75 gallon tank at work but weather turned off too cool and the fish were not liking the temporary 20 gallon holding tank.
After all the trouble of catching them,,I ended up returning them to the 80 gallon
Lowering the water level helped a bunch, and two nets also helped.Still took half an hour and numerous expletives.
LOL, and that was your original advice to me and the only reason I was successful. My chore was to catch nine Dennison barbs that were in a planted 100gl. It helps to really let lose with the expletives.
Good luck, Blaxicanlatino. We also hope you're feeling better today!