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Re: [APD] Light and Lids and jumping fish

At 08:42 AM 21/09/2005 -0600, you wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 17:12:37 -0400
>> From: "Jerry Smith" <jerrytheplater at hotmail_com>
>> I believe I remember reading something in the Archives or from the list
>> itself about someone using a rim around the top of the tank to keep
>> jumpers
>> in the water. I don't remember if it was paralllel to the surface or
>> perpendicular. Does anyone else remember anything about this rim?
>We used a 6" vertical acrylic rim around our 120g All-Glass tank to keep
>the Rainbowfish and SAE where they were supposed to be.  We had a plastics
>shop fabricate two L-shaped pieces that fit nicely inside the plastic trim
>around the top of the tank and cut notches for filter returns, heater
>cords and other stuff.  Having it in two pieces allowed the front piece to
>be easily removed for access.
>Worked great - never lost a fish after it was installed.
>George Booth

How did you train the fish to escape by only jumping under the rim?


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