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daisycutter 01-13-2007 04:30 PM

danio suicide
 
i dont if its just me or that danios on general seem to have a death wish ithe tank i have(had)a shoal of about 12 which has dimissed to about 8 ive found them:
jammed in filter inlets
jammed in gap in bogwood
cooked on top of the striplights(jewel hoods have exposed lamps with watertight conections)
on top of filter housing

is this normal??? :shock: the tank itself is a 4ft with heavy planting and rockwork

musho3210 01-13-2007 04:36 PM

Danios are known to jump a lot, provide more plants to discorauge jumping

joeshmoe 01-13-2007 04:47 PM

u can buy mesh at the home depot and block up all the holes to prevent this from happing.


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