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Old 02/27/2006, 03:24 PM   #1
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HELP damsel digging in sand!!!

my yellowtail damsel keeps on digging in my sand! the tank is always gettign cloudy from it, will it eventually stop getting cloudy? or will i hav to tear down my tank again and have to catch him, i wake up every mornign and its ine, but he digs durign the day, its really starting to P me off, if i put lie kanother inch or two of heavier grained sand will it sink faster???


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Old 02/27/2006, 03:27 PM   #2
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Damsels and clownfish do that. It is their behaviour. No real way to stop it.


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Old 02/27/2006, 04:24 PM   #3
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yeah my clowns do that too. I had to place a rock on the two spots they were doing it. I will wait until they start do it again and place another rock.


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Old 02/27/2006, 04:39 PM   #4
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hmm i dont have extra rock to throw around, its in 3 spots, 2 mainly, one is where he digs the most, i mgiht just got dig down to the glass for him, hopefully hell stop


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Old 02/27/2006, 04:58 PM   #5
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you can do that but keep in ind that it is not bad for this to happen. It is natural behavior. I had to stopp it because they were affecting how the rock base was resting. other than that I would have let them dig and dust.


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Old 03/27/2010, 11:43 PM   #6
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yeh mine does that too.. I am trying to catch him and get him out of my tank.. All my rocks will eventually fall if he continues.. I have a large tank and I cannot afford that to happen. He is smart and wont com near the net, so while i get him used to the net, i just add rocks everywhere he digs.


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