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Houdini, the Yoyo Escape Artist

Posted By: BrianLaws <bhlaws@yahoo.com>
Date: Friday, 3 August 2001, at 1:19 p.m.

I just wanted to relate to you a recent escapade (or should I say escape-ade) by my Yoyo loach. The weekend before last I redid my 29g tank at home. In order to do so, I had to stick my fish (including 3 Yoyos) into 10g tanks for a day (2 in one, 1 in another). Well, that afternoon my wife and I noticed that one of the Yoyos was going around the tank, looking like he was searching for a way out. Remember that loaches are escapists, and that I had lost one that way (Cyclops, the 1-eyed loach), I realized I had better seal the tanks. We looked in and saw only that one Yoyo. Uh-oh! My wife and I searched all around the tank, but there was no sign that he jumped out. Remembering stories of fish jumping into the filter, I opened up the AquaClear Mini and voila! there he was in the intake resevoir (not where the sponges ar