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Old 04-03-2011, 05:02 PM   #1 
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Training Question

So, I read that fish can be trained to do things like swim through hoops and tunnels. While doing a water change this morning, I started wondering if training could be applied to water changes to reduce the stress of getting scooped into a cup every few days or week (depending on tank size). So, does anyone have any ideas on training the fish to willingly go into its cup or anything similar?
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Old 04-03-2011, 05:40 PM   #2 
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Well, my female explores everything so she just swims into the cup when i stick it in her tank. One thing you could do it weekly 90 to 95% water changes and then a monthly 100%. You don;t have to scoop them and you leave them in the tank except once a month.
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Old 04-03-2011, 06:41 PM   #3 
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I started a thread about the R2 fish training school if you want to read it. Something I would try is putting food in the cup. Obviously you would have to tilt it so the food doesn't float out but that would coax your betta to swim into it and then you could just scoop them right out.
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