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Clowns are perforating my echinodorus plants
Posted By: Clowntje
Date: Sunday, 26 December 1999, at 5:02 a.m.
Oh, I knew it so well: feed your clowns a variety of food, including food for herbivorous plants, and they will keep the plants in peace. Mine show no interest in fresh zuchini and cucumber, although they see other fish eat it.
For more than half a year all went fine. Now, within two weeks, they have understood that my two echinodorus (fake amazon swordplants) are nice to punch. They have changed them into impressively fake apogenetton plants. First I would not believe that my clowns would do it, but eventually I caught them in the act. Why do they make all these holes in the plants? They do not seem actually eating, or am I wrong?
Is there a way to safe at least the future growth? Should I simply learn and live with it? Any suggestions?
Merry Christmas to you all