08-05-2012, 04:18 AM
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Originally Posted by thekoimaiden
While clown loaches (and loaches in general) need at least 3 individuals of a single species to feel comfortable, I do remember you (OP) saying you didn't want to get rid of this fish and can't get a large enough tank for a school of adult clown loaches. With that in mind, the clown will do okay with other large botine loaches like the ladder loach and yoyo loach. I'm not saying this will be fool-proof, but it will help your clown more than keeping it as the sole loach in the tank.
thanks koi maiden, really appreciate the advice, next time im in my local pet shop ill be grabbing a few yo yos and possibly a few black widow tetras, hope the clown will be happy, since ive put him in with the new tank and the kissing gouramis hes been very active not constantly hiding