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  1. #1

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    Have a fish with a death wish?
    Today when I was doing a water change a zebra danio swam up the syphon.
    Twice.
    And it wasnt a "La-de-da-ohgodsucktion!" Type swim, it was a "OOH! A SHINEY FLOATY THING! WHAT IF I TRY TO GET IT ohgodsucktion" The GBR's do the same thing, although they're too small to get to the syphon.
    So, does anyone have a fish that wants to die?
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    My rosy barbs did the same thing until they got too big to fit...they still try though. They have convinced me that rosy barbs are by far the dumbest fish ever. Danios are cyprinids as well, maybe they are just as stupid as rosys.

    I'm surprised your GBR would do that, I've found cichlids to be smart enough to avoid the siphon.
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    I know what you mean. I currently have a lot of gold tetra fry in one of my tanks and it is a challenge to keep them away from the syphon every time I do a waterchange.

    I found the best way is to have my hand in the tank with the syphon and wave them away when they try to swim too close.

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    my mbuna but they are troopers and aint scared of nothing lol.
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    My cichlids avoid it, but I had by zebra loach swim into it once. He avoids it now lol.

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    I've had that happen with a loach and both the paradise fish. I used to have a frog who did that every WC. I actually got very annoying.
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    I have one firemouth that just seems to hate it. I have to be very careful and watch this guy every water change.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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    I had an angelfish that used to do that! He was pretty big and liked to swim into the pipe then would get stuck at the end blocking the syphon. It happened 2 or 3 times and luckily I never lost the fish. He was a big dummy though. He's also the only angelfish I had that would regularly jump out of the tank, and preferred to swim like a shark with his dorsal fin ABOVE the waterline.
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    When I had neons, I saw one of them go down the python, I managed to catch him at the other end of the hose 25ft or so. Luckily I drain the tanks out the door into the bushes below and not into the drain, he would have been a goner.

    The betta seems to attack or play with the gravel vac, I'm not sure which. A few of the cichlids seem to attack it if I'm cleaning near their territory.

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    All my tiger barbs, it's like they have a contest going on to see who can get sucked up the highest in the tube and swim back out.
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