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post #1 of 42 Old 08-18-2006, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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My new clown loaches plz help

Hey everyone....Well as blue and brie no, my favorite fish are clown loaches. And guess what..


Just got 2 of them!!!! There floating in the tank right now....Cant wait to post some pictures....there about an inch long, maybe less. Will post more info later.

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55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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post #2 of 42 Old 08-18-2006, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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Also...whats the best for feeding?

55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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post #3 of 42 Old 08-18-2006, 09:34 PM Thread Starter
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Here's a picture of one of the clown's already starting to swim around. Couldnt get a full body shot yet.
Hope to get more later...

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55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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clowns look good very nice color.
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post #5 of 42 Old 08-18-2006, 10:01 PM Thread Starter
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Yes they are...I love them

55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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post #6 of 42 Old 08-18-2006, 10:05 PM
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clowns love to eat algea wafers,fallen flakes they'll porbly eat any thing u put in there. :D
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post #7 of 42 Old 08-18-2006, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
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Cooll.....I have algea wafers for my pleco, and now for the loaches. And flakes. And some bloodworms. Right now there in hiding both of them together. May take em awhile to get used to the tank.

55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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post #8 of 42 Old 08-19-2006, 09:04 AM
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AND THEY LOVE SNAILS!!!!
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post #9 of 42 Old 08-19-2006, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
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Oh yes....snails forgot about those. How big do they have to be? My mom has some snails she has for her fountain. Do they have to be a certain type? There's a couple smaller ones.

55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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post #10 of 42 Old 08-19-2006, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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I forgot to mention. When i drop an algea wafer in there my pleco puts it on auto pilot and is the first one there. There not big enough for all 3 of them lol. Should I drop in 2?

55 Gallon:1 Baby Bristlienose,1 Swordtail, 1 Bala Shark, 2 Common Pleco, 2 Clown Loaches, 2 angel fish,3 (look a like) rasbora Tetra's, 4 Black Skirt Tetra's, 4 Long-finned Gold Zebra Danios, 4 Cardinal Jumbo Tetra's,6 Red Eye Tetra's, 7 neon tetra's
10 Gallon Nano Reef:1 Chocolate Starfish, many snails...Work is in progress...err
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