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post #11 of 15 Old 02-14-2010, 11:34 AM Thread Starter
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Pantyhose will offer no resistance to your intake, but they will save your fish because they will not be able to be sucked into the filter. Just check on the filter regularily and turn it off for a few seconds if there's a fish stuck to it.
I dont have anyone who wears a pantyose in my house or uses it so i have found another solution to it. i have found a similar kind of a plaster type cloth material which is not as stretchy as the pantyhose or the tights worn by women but i am sure it will work out well for me. Thanks to all.
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post #12 of 15 Old 02-14-2010, 01:15 PM
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If you have "dollar stores" where you live, you can pick up a super cheap pair of pantyhose or stockings there if you find your fabric doesn't work.
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post #13 of 15 Old 02-14-2010, 01:54 PM
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Also, if you want to save the fry it's best not to leave them in with the adults. They have many net or box breeders that float/hang on the side of your tank, that you could buy. Put the fry in one of those! And you won't have to worry about the filter.
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post #14 of 15 Old 02-14-2010, 02:57 PM
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i must agree...i have a breeder net and my fry are doing fine :):):)

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post #15 of 15 Old 02-15-2010, 05:29 AM Thread Starter
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By the time i have fries i think i might buy a small tank and shift the adults in that one so i will have one complete big tank for them. Till now the plaster fabric has been good for me. Thanks for your advice.
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