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Amusing loach relocation story...

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Monday, 18 November 2002, at 7:40 p.m.

Last weekend, I started thinking about taking the new, large unknown gastromyzon out of quartantine after two weeks. I was not looking forward to it since the Qtank is full of java moss, plants etc that make catching a fish, particularly a hillstream very difficult. I have done it before and almost ended up tearing the tank apart to get the fish out. This time, I thought I would just wait until the time was right. Last night, the gastro came out to graze on the rocks as it usually does. It moved onto a cave made of glued together pieces of slate. When it went inside the cave and couldn't see me, I reached in the tank and gently lifted the cave out an