Originally Posted by Chesherca
Whoops! Sometimes I end up leaving a thread opened for a while, get distracted, and then come back to it. This must be what happened, because I somehow TOTALLY missed the update that you last posted!
Congrats on the new arrivals! *swoons for loachbutts* I'm seconding the call for pics! *begs* I really like the new DW, it looks really nice in there! I try to avoid the shops for the same reason. I ALWAYS end up coming out with far more than I intended to!!! Good stuff in your case, though :)
Hehe, it's fine.
Well things have sure gone topsy turvy. After much thought and deliberation I made the decision to do a swap of stock in my tanks. All the fish in the 80 and the wood pile went into the 150. Queen and her cave/hollow set up has been moved into the 80 gallon.
It took 3 large rope tubs, 2 smaller buckets, and 4 pairs of hands. Two of my tubs got filled with fresh water, and then water from the tanks to help bring the water closer to the consistency of what each fish is in...but also going into.
Queen went into a tub along with most her stuff. All the fish in the 80 gallon were caught and put into another tub along with some of their things. Afterwards we reset and got the hardscape done along with putting back down any plants.
Queen went into her tank, and the other fish into the bigger one. The loachbutts gave us a lot of trouble, but Queen was the good girl. She gave us no issues at all and seemed glad to be in a tank all her own.
I hope to get good video of the loaches having so much fun in the current, playing, and trying to school with the Rainbow Fish. Other interesting tid bits:
It didn't take long for the Black Skirt Tetra to find each other again.
The Horse Face Loaches are digging like champs and apparently like to swim in a current.
Some of the loaches have no idea that Percy isn't
a Loach and doesn't
want to school/sleep with them.