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post #21 of 22 Old 10-19-2010, 11:13 PM
Really sharp are the yo-yo loaches they black and yellow stripes they twist in and out of plants all day and you could get a few of them with your other fish.
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post #22 of 22 Old 10-19-2010, 11:26 PM
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I would not put loaches in a 10g; they need to be in a group (5+), Yo Yo reach 6 inches and need a 4-foot tank. Even the common dwarf loach is too large for a 10g. The Banded Dwarf L, Yunnanilus cruciatus could work as noted in the profile.

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