Fish jumping out tank

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Ok so ive had my work tank set up for a few months now and its my first rimless tank ive built. Bit unfortunately ive had 3 clown fish and 3 damsels jump out. Without making a lid (witch am trying to avoid) is there any fish that wont jump?
All i have left in thr tank is 1 blue damsel and critters

My tank is 30ltr including sump, 20ltr display
Nitrate 0.2
Nitrite 0
Amm 0
Ph 8.4
Phosphate 0.2
Salinity 1.025
Temp 25c
Kh 10ppm

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Reply #1

in a tank that shallow, its not worth risking fish without a lid. Any fish will jump if spooked

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Reply #2

Agreed.  They can shoot off on a reef, over rocks, up the wall, over the top of the ledge, etc.  In our tanks, they run out of space, shoot up the wall/corner, and end up jumping out.
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