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Old August 11th 03, 02:48 PM
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Mine took a while to come to the surface, but now they come *running*
whenever I am near the pond.
The strangest part is, they flock to the edge of the pond nearest the lawn
mower when I mow the grass.
Must be the vibrations, I have never fed them in conjunction with mowing the


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Can someone tell me what to do? or how to go about encouraging my fish to
come to the surface to feed? Right now they wait for the "floating"

to sink to the bottom before they'll eat.

I know, this is hardly a concern, generally, but my grandkids don't quite
understand why they won't come to the surface to eat like they've seen on
the tapes they saw. Is there a trick to teach them to come up? or is it

they are too young. I've 4 goldfish (2" long) and 4 shubunkins (3-4"

They've been in my pond for maybe 2 weeks now.