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Enzo 05-19-2007 02:05 AM

clown vs yoyo
 
my clown loach tooled my yoyo so now im forced to move it to my new tank sucks huh?

willow 05-19-2007 07:05 AM

hi
that's a shame,doesn't really surprise me though.

Enzo 05-19-2007 02:54 PM

the clown actually ripped the yoyos fin a bit

willow 05-20-2007 07:12 AM

do they compete for food,
or was it a totally ramdom attack,
my experience with YoYos is that
my other fish found them too boisterous
it caused problems between the clowns and the corydoras
so the loaches had to be moved.

Enzo 05-20-2007 11:38 AM

i put 3 pellets in so they werent competing

Gump 05-20-2007 02:29 PM

How big is your clown? 3 pellets for 2 loaches?

Enzo 05-20-2007 03:39 PM

3 pellets for 2 loaches 2 corrys and every other fish that nibbles

Gump 05-20-2007 04:41 PM

That doesnt make it better...

Witchery 05-21-2007 09:43 AM

I gather you have just the one clown and one yoyo loach? If that is the case then there is most of your problem. Yoyo's and clowns are a shoaling fish and it is recommended 5 as a minimum. Solo yoyo's can become aggressive.

Lupin 05-22-2007 03:55 AM

The clown loaches are best kept in a 100 gallons minimum. These are very large fish and will need a lot of swimming space for stable growth. There is still a lot to learn about them. You have to rehome them in a bigger tank I'm afraid.;)


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