- - indentiying fish
|Dtld9 ||09-26-2008 08:02 PM |
Kuhli loach i think, maybe some other type of loach. I'm not a pro on the types of loaches but it looks just like my kuhlies.
I just get a few pest snails a week from the pet store, they eat snails and whatever else they can find
|iamntbatman ||09-26-2008 09:00 PM |
Looks like a kuhli loach or very close relative to me. Mine don't touch snails. They eat pretty much any sort of food that lands on the bottom of the tank, including flake, crumbles, shrimp pellets, frozen brine shrimp and blood worms and live blackworms.
|minpiner ||09-27-2008 10:19 AM |
its in my tetra tank are they safe?
|willow ||09-27-2008 10:59 AM |
the loach is in your tank ?
yes it's fine in there,i think they like to be in a group too.
there were guppys in that picture and one looked
heavily pregnant. not sure of the other tetra though(the red one)
|minpiner ||09-27-2008 03:44 PM |
yeah i got some guppies in my tetra tank as well i bought 3 loaches so its not alone and the red tetra is a jewel tetra if you were wondering i have many dirrfent types of tetras, bloodfin tetras, dimaond tetras, neon, just to name a few
|minpiner ||09-27-2008 03:47 PM |
oh yeah i have a betta fish in there as well you can see him in one of the pictures he is blue ok well in two the last one and the second one behind the plant he gets along with all my guppies as well funny huh
|Amphitrite ||09-27-2008 04:12 PM |
Yep, kuhli loaches :) I love these fish - and find that they fare best when kept in large groups. Give them plenty of hiding places, and they also like planted tanks. Great fun to watch and when kept in a large group you'll find they will venture out in the open a lot more often.
Make sure you have some sinking food in order that the mid and top dwellers don't scoff it all before the kuhlies have a chance to feed :)
|okiemavis ||09-27-2008 11:05 PM |
I'm afraid I wouldn't feel comfortable keeping them on that substrate- they need something smoother or their whiskers will wear down.
|minpiner ||09-28-2008 10:28 AM |
so what do you reckamend? sand?
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