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    pearly jawfish behavior ?

    reading online, I didn't find the behaviors its having in my tank.
    I have had him for now ~3weeks. I've only seen him in the last days in the morning only. I Thought the crabs got to him a while ago.. lol

    as soon as my MH's turn on, he dives and is nowhere to be seen all day.
    he also spends his mornings with his head out of the water, possibly looking for a place to jump out. he seems completely oblivious to me as while he's got his head out of the water.. I can actually touch his nose.. I find this a bit weird.
    also wiggling my finger in the water doesn't scare him, he seems to want to bite me I think. but overall, he looks fine and swims fine.. just has some kind of attitude.

    anybody has experience with these guys ?

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    with respect to not seeing him for the firts 3weeks, I have heard of this before. If they build their burrow in the back of the tank it can take them a while to leave it to build a new one.

    Now the other behavior that you are talking about I have see once only. Just recently when I was out east actually. I am not sure why he was behaving like this though..
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    Maybe he is plan "The Great Escape"... I would limit his outside contact, search his cell and if nothing turns up... go for a body cavity search... he's hidding something!! :P

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    yup.. that little guy is wierd.. looking out of the water like as if he's planning something.. hilarious. I checked his cell, he's got some wierd numbers in there, links in europe and asia and a bank account in the caymans. I also find some diamonds on him as well as 4 passports with different names and mr. potato head glasses.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    i find its a super shy fish

    when i had him in a 12g cube, he barely ever came out when the clown was in there too but when i took out the clown he came out more

    oh and its known to be a jumper... watch out

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