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I'm so thrilled

Posted By: Mickie <mickie@cinci.rr.com>
Date: Saturday, 15 April 2000, at 3:53 a.m.

Even though my plants aren't doing so great (I'll be dealing with that this weekend, I believe I'm nitrate deficent) my Clowns have never looked so good and been so lively.

For the first time yesterday they greeted me at the front of they tank when I came home from work (normal feeding time). They typically come out once food hits the bottom but they have never been there waiting before. All 5 with their little loach noses pressed up to the glass. Since the Rainbows will catch and hold whole shrimp pellets as fast as I can throw them in (Rainbows have BIG mouths for their size) I've been feeding them through a tube so the pellets make it to the bottom. Instead of being spooked by the tube as they have been they gathered around it pecking at the end (and almost knocking it out of my hand).

Their colors have got