They teach with their lives.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
March 2011. Nine 7-day old leoptosoma fry were moved to a 40 litre rearing tank away from the community they were born in. Fry appeared in good condition the evening of the move, though the following morning they were found to have been sucked into the internal filter and killed. Failure to provide adequate housing.
Posted by Ben Lippmeier at 2:27 PM
February 2011. Female Leptosoma swam through a cloud of minimally diluted alkaline Ph buffer during routine tank maintenance. Appeared distressed after incident, hid behind tank furniture, and expired the following day. Failure to dilute chemicals before adding them to inhabited portion of the tank.
Posted by Ben Lippmeier at 2:18 PM