My Blenny is a moron! Anybody make a cover for the front of powerhead?

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  1. Maximus52

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    Jaebo PP4 set to 10 minute pause for feeding. He decides that this is a good place to setup shop. Two worries: 1) It hurts or kills it. 2) It damages the powerhead. Any ideas welcome... IMG_6648.JPG
     
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    Buy a tunze, some of them auto rotate to keep fish out.
     
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    I think you should study the habits of the fish before you put them in the environment you prepared for them. Unless you want to kill them. The mesh will be a good idea or a cover for the pump. Get it done ASAP before the fish gets killed.
     
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    I cut apart an old net as a temporary fix for mine and secured it with a rubber band. We also have a blenny.​
     
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    I did, it has many hiding locations and cave areas. This was an unforseen hiding location.
     
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    Hydor makes some nice options and they have covers.
     
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    mtraylor Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Oh ok. Well now you have several options to keep em safe. Good luck. Make sure there what ever option you choose the fish cant get inside the whole size.
     
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    I've lost a few fish this way..i had to reprogram everything so that nothing comes on automatically. I only turn pumps on if I'm standing there watching now days.
     
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    Yep! What I've been doing as well. I'm going to try the netting suggestion above and see.
     
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    Just noticed you are in Illinois... whereabouts?
     
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    Have you considered that maybe he wants a better cave somewhere?
     
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    I'm in Collinsville near St Louis.
     
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