You can't trust a Niger !

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by AfricaOffroad, 17 Jul 2011.

  1. AfricaOffroad

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    These triggers will jump.
    Found mine on the tank bracing yesterday morning.
    Dead!:eek:
    Must have happened early the previous evening, so unfortunately it took the porcelain express back to the Indian ocean.

    Tank has a full canopy, would have hoped a fish landing on the bracing would rattle its way back into the water, but it was not too be.

    Good excuse to build a bigger FOWLR system!:blush: and upgrade to a clown trigger
     
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  3. gMAN

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    What trigger was that Craig?
     
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    sorry, saw the title now...
     
  5. Yuri

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    Odonus niger
     
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    gMAN with the plan

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    Funny you should mention the "trust" thing, my niger of late attacks my hand whenever I'm working in the tank or syphoning.....
     
  7. Yuri

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    I will trust and love and care for a chaetodontoplus Niger any day of the week and pay alot for is :thumbup:
     
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    gMAN with the plan

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    love my guy too but so can't have him.....:tt2:
     
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  9. Yuri

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    This is the one I want
    [​IMG]
     
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    oh, sorry Yuri, though we were talking about the Niger Trigger....
     
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    is that a dwarf angel?
     
  12. Yuri

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    No
    It is a big angel found only in sea of china and Japan
    There has not been a record of one ever in a aquarium
     
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    Hmm mine did this a few times as well...but tended to land on the tank bracing and plop back into the tank...just luck I guess. He is no longer with me, but thats because he decided digging was his passion in life. :)

    Yip they do that...I actually got rid of my sun corals because I couldnt feed them anymore without my hands getting taken out by the Niger. :lol:

    Hmmm...maybe thats because they so ugly! :tt2:
     
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    you need to go rimless now
     
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    shame poor fish decided death was better then living in the glass box so close to the sea:lol:
     
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    AfricaOffroad

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    Its an established fact that fish jumping has increased drastically since the movie "Finding Nemo" came out!
    :whistling:
     
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    BWahahahha
     
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    Why do you want what you can't have, Yuri? Surely this is a recipe for misery? ;)
     
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    I think it is the same as a Ferrari every man wants one but only a small amount of men can buy it
    And it looks good like a ferrari ;)
     
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    My Niger was the same. Had an affinity with nori, then used my zoas as a starter before feasting on my sand sifting blenny.... So after 3 weeks of trying to trap him I sumped him. 3 days later he committed suicide by doing a dive out the water. The sump is 500 high and the water level 250.
     
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    Sorry to hear about niger, too many triggers are dying these days :( ,i have made screens above my tank as all fish can and will jump.
     
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