SAE or not?

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Jan 11, 2013
West Falls NY
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Little SAE story...

The other morning just before I left for a day shift at 3:30am, I walked up to my 55 because it almost sounded like one of the filters wasn't running. In the process I startled one of my 2 SAEs to the point one flew out of the tank through a small gap at the back of my glass tops and plopped on the hardwood floor below! Oh man.. WAAAAY too early for this I thought.. I was able to quickly net him and plop him back in. I can't even tell which one it happened to. Tough fish!

I have heard they can live for 20+ years given excellent care. Ugh...