Who has a cat and an open top tank?

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by gaboon, 30 Oct 2009.

  1. gaboon

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    Yes I know, a very random question:), but, I'm worried about my cat jumping into my tank. What measures do the cat owners here take?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i do, got two, and they stay far away coz of the noise....
     
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    I do, never has my cat attempted to jump in, thay tend to hate water so not really an issue.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    what i did was when they first got near, i splashed them with RO water from a syringe and they never go near
     
  6. gaboon

    gaboon Thread Starter

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    He's a persian, not the sharpest tool in the shed:p

    Cute little sh!t isn't he..
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    Shot dallasg, think this will drive the message home!
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    didnt i bump into u last weekend at VIP, well donovan mentioned u were gaboon, could be the voices in my head too
     
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    probably, I visit my fish often.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    so do i :)
     
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    Are your fish there too? above mine?
     
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    Try a Jack Russel and if you spray him with water then he wants to play. He has worked out leaking the glass does not work so has has learnt to stand on the glass, i just wonder how long it will take before he takes a plunge !! If it moves he will get it nothing gets away
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    only got one there....

    before i knew they were yours i kept asking if the owner wants to sell :)
    so i visit your fish :)
     
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    Yup, I cannot believe how quickly my regal is growing.
     
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    hows the new tank coming along?
     
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    starting to fill with RO tomorrow. Will collect my LR from Dono next week. Hopefully no major cycle.
     
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    cool, will keep the fingers crossed
     
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    mine drinks the water (dont think that much salt is good for them) when I am busy working in the tank so I will never be able to have an open tank, but then again ... my cat is crazy :)
     
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    my cat can not care les he ignors the fish
     
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    i have 2 and in winter they sleep on the top because of the MH heat, but other than that no interest
     
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    my cat is so doff, tries to catch the fish through the glass when the top is open.. rather that though.. all's cool though
     
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    Keep a look out i have heard of a guy that lost a fish that had to mutch cat hear
    It was a fresh water fish african knife fish that was +30cm
     
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