|Little-Fizz ||12-13-2007 02:16 PM |
vacuuming around a fish tank???
Alright.. so I'm doing a little cleaning and I had to vacuum around the fish tank... I didn't think they would flip so much... :shock: I thought they were going to jump out the little opening by the filter... It clearly stressed the hell out of them as they are still very jumpy... Obviously I can't not vacuum... So does anyone else have this problem or a suggestion on how to minimize stress when I do have to clean? Thanks!!!
|Little-Fizz ||12-13-2007 02:51 PM |
Ah my one fish looks very bad :S She is like under the filter but not where the current is just floating near the top and her tail is like curled in :( Whats going on? Did I really scare them this bad? This is the first week they have been in that tank so it's the first time I have had to vacuum around there... In their old ten gallon the vacuum never used to bother them?
|mgamer20o0 ||12-13-2007 06:12 PM |
they will get used to it. just the vibrations in the water they are not used to.
|Fast351 ||12-13-2007 07:06 PM |
My barbs were skittish for 3 days after the first time. Just vacuumed again, and they didn't care for it, but were right back to normal when the vacuuming was done.
|Little-Fizz ||12-13-2007 07:16 PM |
Lol awesome. Thats good to know. they are still being crazy but hopefuly they will be feeling better tomorrow. Thanks!
|Falina ||12-13-2007 08:55 PM |
Obviously I can't not vacuum...
Works for me... :roll:
They'll get used to the vibrations. :)
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