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Re: suicidal STR
Just a thought. What would happen if you wrapped glad wrap over the crack in
the top of the tank?
On Tue, 19 Jun 2001 18:02, you wrote:
> On 19 Jun 2001, at 0:16, Drummond Howard wrote:
> > Back on the killie subject, I had an interesting occurance recently. I
> > setup a 20 gallon bucket and put a pair of A. Striatum in with java moss,
> > riccia and a sponge filter. The bucket was tightly covered, or so I
> > thought. The day after adding the fish the male was gone, the next day
> > the female was gone. The day after that, a male Striatum jumped out of a
> > tank in another room in the basement. This tank was covered but there
> > was a small opening wher he jumped out.
> I have had striatum many times. OF the prs I got iether both sexes
> or one of the pr jumped out through tiny cracks r simply died or
> disappeared. Striatum seems prone to suicide and there is nothing
> you can do about.:-( They are very determined. The only recourse
> is to get as many fry as you can as quickly as you can and take
> your chances... OF the fry I get 99% are male and the 1% normally
> jump out the tank through the 5mm crack between the cover glass
> and tank sides...
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- suicidal STR
- From: "Tyrone Genade" <Tgenade at akad_sun.ac.za>