Originally Posted by Originalnuniqe
For now what can I use for a lid so he won't jump ?
you can place platic wrap over the top...
if your bowl is 1.7 gallon, that is fine.
I do recommend you to take out half the gravel, so you have more water...
I am sorry if i will be confusing you further. but a 50% water change half weekly and 100% + gravel vacuum at the end of the week is a minimum requirement to keep your fish alive :)
edit: here is the WC guide by the much respected Oldfishlady