Jumping jack flash

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by AfricaOffroad, 13 Jan 2011.

  1. AfricaOffroad

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    I come home today and there is a new fish in my frag tank !!!:thumbup:
    One of my Bartletts anthias hav:whistling:e jumped from the main DT , and fortunately landed in the frag tank 1.5m below it.
    Second bartlett that has jumped in a week, the latter being a lot more fortunate than the first pathfinder.:blush:

    That brings it to 5 fish that have jumped from the main DY in the last 7 months:
    bartletts
    bartletts - recovered
    flasher wrasse
    flag tail - recovered
    citrin goby

    plus 2 convicts that jumped out the frag tank..:eek:


    As much as I dont want to, it looks like a full covering of egg grate will be necessary going forward.:p
     
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    Do you have stray voltage as those fish generally don't jump (Besides the wrasse but they are evil so it is fine)
     
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    Ya thought the same thing.
     
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    I think its the male bartletts anthias harrassing the rest of the clan?
    No stray current I can feel with my hands and bare feet.
     
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    Gets expensive hey:). I your tank braced, that helps a little bit. If its not an eyesore, could you attach "uprights of sorts" around the top? 10cm should do.
     
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    i had a candy cane goby jump out as well as a midas blenny :(
     
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    Euro braced right round with a big centre brace.
    Going to have to construct some removable netted screens.
    Will use egg grate in the short term
    :blush:
     
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