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Re: Life in a canister


I find this story amazing!  These fish we keep are just incredible!

Thanks for the story.

Jeff Doty
jkdoty.family at verizon_net

> Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2002 00:36:20 -0400
> From: "Ghazanfar Ghori" <ghori at ghori_net>
> Subject: life in a canister
> I decided that it was time to clean my Ehiem 2026. The only
> maintainence I've done on it since I got it 9 months ago was
> change the top pad once. So I unplugged it, took all the media
> baskets out. There was so much muck in the 2" space under the
> last basket I decided to just pour it all down the drain. As
> I was carrying it to the bathroom, I caught a glimse of something
> swimming around in there. So I dumped the contents into a net and
> I found a black molly (2"), a wagtail platy (1"), a full grown
> cherry barb (male) and four Amano shrimp! Probably got in there
> as fry or something I guess. Anyway - I thought it was interested
> that they've managed to survive in there. In fact, they all looked
> pretty healthy expect their coloration was a little pale.
> Anyway - they're in the 75 now - a lot more space than they're used to.
> -
> Ghazanfar Ghori
> http://www.aquaticscape.com