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Why do fish fan the sand?

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Why do fish fan the sand?
Old 04-09-2008, 02:43 AM   #1
 
Why do fish fan the sand?

My damsel tail fans the sand and it goes everywhere
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Old 04-09-2008, 03:49 AM   #2
 
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Re: Why do fish fan the sand?

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My damsel tail fans the sand and it goes everywhere
Bandit,
Its a natural behavior. The fish fans the sand looking for benthic organisms to eat.

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Old 04-09-2008, 05:49 PM   #3
 
He only does it in one spot where he sleeps or stays the night
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Old 04-15-2008, 04:39 AM   #4
 
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He only does it in one spot where he sleeps or stays the night
happens to me too, specifically my blue w/ yellow tail damsel
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Old 04-15-2008, 07:28 PM   #5
 
Yea, mine is a Azure Damsel
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