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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.

Nick :D :D :D :D
 

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Also...whats the best for feeding?
 

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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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Yes they are...I love them
 

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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.
 

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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.
 

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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?
 

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I NEED SOME HELP EVERYONE!!!
So last night my two clown loaches were like glued together in one spot. Just like best friends you know? So this morning I couldnt find them and than i found one coming out of a shell. But i cant find the other one. I picked up the shell and turned it upside down to see if he was in there but nothing happened. He may just not want to come out. And he wouldnt of jumped out of the tank. I checked every single spot in the tank where he could be. And if he died i would find him, he's not small like a tetra.....I'm freaking out?!!!!!!!!!
 

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Oh they are so cute Nick! I want to see more pics :D
Just keep looking, they are very good hiders. Look in all the plants and rocks and shells, behind the filter, etc.
My clown likes to eat snails and fish flakes. He doesn't like algae wafers at all, I've never had a clown that liked algae wafers :? But give 'em lots of snails, the little ones that don't grow into anything good enough to keep. They only grow up to about 1/2 cm. I don't know the name of them, but I'm sure Blue will :wink:
 

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Well....one came out this morning for like a few hours and I picked up the shell that it came out of to find the other one and i put it upside in the tank and sort of shook it around the other one didnt come out. It might just be in there not wanting to come out. And than earlier the other clown went back in it.....I fed my fish flakes this morning and they didnt eat. I dont no what to do im panicking. I think they are both in that shell. But i dont no how to check I dont want to take it out and drain the water with them in it....I'm PANICKING!!!!!!!

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They certainly are good hiders! You may find your missing loach the next time you go to feed them. I know mine was 'missing' for a couple of days; I, too, searched the entire tank and thought that "Tigger" had been eaten by my very large pangasius catfish, but eventually he showed up for a meal, cute as ever. I hope you find your missing fish.
 

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Okay...sounds good. I know there in there but its making me kinda mad. They should show up pretty soon than i will post some pics...

later
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Hey everyone...back again and it's morning now.
i woke up and there still not to be found :(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(
I know there in that shell but i dont no how to get them out. My worst fear is that there stuck and cant find a way out ?????? I just dont no how to get them to come out. They havnt eaten since ive gotten them. Can some body give me some suggestions?

I've picked up it and put it upside in the water and nothing happened. I'm so worried!!!! :oops:
 

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Really....Yeah well this better not be the case for these little guys because food just doesnt fall into the shell. They must come out sooner or later. I guess I just must wait for them to come out because shaking the shell doesnt do no good except stress them out more so i have to be patient. But im worried there getting no food. man, i feel like a baby!!! :oops:
 

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yeah well your's dont have to many hiding spots correct?
 
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