260 Climbing Perch

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260 Climbing Perch

Post by Peace » Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:15 pm

I chance upon a concealed small pond besides a stream which has almost dried up. The pond's water was probably filled during the rainy period a month back and the risen stream water had flowed into it. Now, it has been pretty hot and dry for the past week or so and the pond is almost dried up. What's left is a small puddle of water with many fishes inside. Upon closer look, I found them to be mostly juvenile climbing perches, overcrowding in the puddle.

I know climbing perch are very hardy fish and can survive with very little water and have air breathing organ. However, I doubt they can survive till the next rainfall and who knows when. I tried to move them into the stream but it proved to be a very tedious and dirty job without a net. I stopped at the 260th perch as I was too tired and my hands have very awful stench. :cry:

I released all that I've caught into the stream leaving the survival of remaining half to chance. Anyway, I believe there will be some impact on the stream ecology to release so many of them at a go. On the bright side, the sky seems to darken towards the afternoon. The rain should be near, hopefully soon enough to save the rest. :clover:

The bag of Climbing Perches
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A close look at one of them
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I was surprised to find this two spotted gouramy in that muddy pool.
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And a haruan too! :confused:
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What's left of the pond. The entire area is full of rubbish, so horrible. :(
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Another interesting observation is after I released them into the stream, most of them stayed together and hang around the same spot. I threw in some worms I brought along and they took them happily. Threw in some bread, but only some ate it. Then I tossed some live ants into the water, and they were eaten immediately. :mischieve:

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by domvonn » Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:38 pm

ikan betok !!!! hehe ...good hearted person u are. :) :)
I am a predatory fish keeper/fisherman/photographer.:)

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by Peace » Tue Oct 16, 2007 8:28 am

The good heart in me is pretty small actually. I saved them partly because I want to take some pictures. :mischieve:

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by raspiritz » Tue Oct 16, 2007 11:54 am

Peace wrote:The good heart in me is pretty small actually. I saved them partly because I want to take some pictures. :mischieve:
at least you have an excuse to save them, some people take pictures and throw back to the same spots :lol:

some even dun bother to 'take picture' means the fishy are on their own :(

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by dBs™ » Tue Oct 16, 2007 12:52 pm

RASPIRITZ!

I like your avatar !

Ish ish ...very the you ..... lol ! :lol: ;)

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by raspiritz » Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:15 pm

Angelfishing wrote:RASPIRITZ!

I like your avatar !

Ish ish ...very the you ..... lol ! :lol: ;)
yeah yeah... i purposely put one... once you see you know its me liao... LOL... groupy groupy :lol:

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by LimeJuice » Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:08 pm

I ish also groupy :D

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by GTonSteriods » Tue May 02, 2017 4:14 pm

eh distribute to fish shop sell , make HLF Great again

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Re: 260 Climbing Perch

Post by Peace » Tue May 02, 2017 8:37 pm

Aquarium shops are selling one for 2 to 3 dollars, imagine the profits! :shiftyeyes:

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