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Catching fish in a barrel..

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Catching fish in a barrel..

Post by l_l_l on Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:14 am

Who said that catching fish in a barrel would be easy?
I have tried catching all my endlers and Danio Margaritatus to put them in my 20g long tank, and they are too fast.

I think it'll be next to impossible to catch all of them without tearing my tank down.

Anyone have tricks to catch these fish "the lazy way"?

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Re: Catching fish in a barrel..

Post by guppyguy on Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:09 am

To catch a endler drive them toward the surface with a very large net and scoop upward from underneath them very fast. I net mine that way all the time.

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Re: Catching fish in a barrel..

Post by Biulu on Mon Mar 16, 2015 1:15 pm

When I read the word 'barrel' I thought: yes, catching a fish in a round recipient with a square net, is very difficult!

I understand that livebearers are very curious and that you can catch them by making a trap from a small bottle in which you put some food...
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Post by l_l_l on Mon Mar 16, 2015 1:28 pm

I'll try the bottle trick, there is just too much decor in my aquarium to simply catch the fish with a big net! Razz

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Re: Catching fish in a barrel..

Post by JanesAddiction on Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:20 pm

I had the WORST time trying to catch my guppy fry when I had to move them from one tank to the other! Every time I thought I had them all...I'd see more in the tank that I was attempting to remove them from! Good luck!
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