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Moving Day for Mr. Moose
Posted By: Cybermeez <cybermeez@NOSPAMaol.com>
Date: Thursday, 4 March 2004, at 12:03 p.m.
I finally got my sand biotope setup and Mr. Moose and is Horsey buddies have done their Q-time, so last night was moving day.
Before going any further I'd just like to say that netting Horse Face Loaches is probably the most challenging I've ever had to do as a fish keeper. Mr. Moose was easy, but those Horses.....man!
Once I got everybody rounded up and the water temp. equalized I turned everyone loose into the new sand bottomed tank. Before I could get the specimen container out of the water, POOF! all the fish had disappeared into the sand.
I waited a few minutes to see what would happen and one by one little loach heads began poking up through the sand. All I could see was the top of the snouts and a pair of eyes.
Mr. Moose is a lot less skittish than the Horse F