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Need mandarin advice and help

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Txduck15, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. Txduck15

    Txduck15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I put a new fountain/ filter in my mandarin ducks pond . They loved the water . I drain and clean it at least once a week and thought the new all in one I put in there would keep it fresher daily for them. They got out when I put it in and wouldn't go back in . So the next day I took it back out . It has been two days and they are still extremely hesitant to get back In. They used to be in there all the time . Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated. I am concerned about their happiness cause I know how important water is for them
     
  2. Txduck15

    Txduck15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone else had this happen?
     
  3. JJRS

    JJRS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Either leave it on constantly so they have to get used to it, or get rid of it. If you are hoping to breed this spring, get rid of it. Adding stress factors during the breeding season is detrimental.
     

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