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stuck clown

Posted By: suemack <baileysbase@xtra.co.nz>
Date: Friday, 9 April 2004, at 5:49 p.m.

hadn't seen my larger clown for a couple of days...this is unusual - he's the first to greet me for food when I come home so went in search in his usual nooks and crannies. He was stuck in the top of the ornament.....very narrow neck with no turning space and he's just had a growth spurt.
I'd cleaned the tank out and moved their house so think this is why he'd gone up too far.

Total panic mode.....6.30am Sat here and no tools etc. Ended up prising the ornament apart with a rock and gently breaking open the narrow neck.......he's got some scrapes but cos he'd only been in there such a short time seems ok. Added some stress coat to the water and turned the lights out ......and am heading off to the lfs to look for a n