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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-21-2013, 03:40 AM Thread Starter
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Scared of the tape measure

I was measuring my tank one day and my fish freaked right out. I told my friend and he said his fish freak right out when they see a tape measure. I tried it again tonight and yup they freak right out.

Try it out do your fish freak out when you measure your tank?

So a guy walks into a Pet Store

Guy: "I have Algae on my drift wood!"

Pet Clerk: "Take two Plecos and call me next week."



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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-21-2013, 04:58 AM
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I've never had a problem with them personally, but whenever I would scare my mbunas into the rocks, I could get them out super fast just by pointing a laser onto the sand -- they went nuts trying to get that thing.
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Some of my fish get scared, some don't care.

I feel like bigger fish generally don't get as nervous around things as smaller fish.

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