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by raving_wayne
Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Ich treatment killing my loaches!
Replies: 21
Views: 8826

first get the asalt out the tank to start with loaches do not tolerate salt. then treat in accordance to this post
http://forums.loaches.com/viewtopic.php?t=2599

and what ever you do do not add more salt

regards and good luck
by raving_wayne
Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: shrimp/loach question
Replies: 7
Views: 2578

as much as people do say buy a loach for snails its not really a cure. yes loaches eat snails as and when they feel like it but so do puffers...... your best bet would be place in a couple of slices of cucumber (weighted) leave it for a while then pick it out covered in snails then do what you like ...
by raving_wayne
Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Bigpow's 240g Loach Tank
Replies: 25
Views: 9545

the fluidised bed filter acts as a sole biofilter works amazingly once established and will breakdown any crap that does go through it, sand is extremely tough against particals of food plants and such, well worth putting a fluid bed on any tank

rave
by raving_wayne
Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cleaning old aquarium
Replies: 5
Views: 1806

i would fill the tank with water and give a huge doss of bleach and leave over night then drain and try scrubbing it then with warm bleach water once completed rinse thoroughly before refilling for fish use i would run a hose through it for a few hours before fish use to clear all traces of the blea...
by raving_wayne
Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new loach tank
Replies: 12
Views: 3952

the rocks been in with the loaches for about 2 years now so cant see any probs with it leaching ad such, and was in a tank of loaches befor ei got it for 5 years

rave
by raving_wayne
Sun Jul 19, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new loach tank
Replies: 12
Views: 3952

im in a first florr at the mo but we moving soon to a 3 bed house in a few weeks so will have loads of room for more tanks indoors aswell as the tropical pond im in the process of designing, and if it works should be abour 6000 litres of tropical pond play space :-) thats not for loaches tho but wei...
by raving_wayne
Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new loach tank
Replies: 12
Views: 3952

to be honest not sure what the rock is as i was given it ages ago, get ya buildin hat on and get that stand built lol i almost had a 5ftx2ftx2ft with my new tank but decided there just isnt enough room in the flat lol

regards rave
by raving_wayne
Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: New horsies
Replies: 6
Views: 1523

i love the horsies i picked up 7 a few weeks ago at £3 each have only seen 2 since lol always burrowing in the sand lol but fantastic when you do see them

rave
by raving_wayne
Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new loach tank
Replies: 12
Views: 3952

as promised here are some pics they are not excellent quality as my camera dont seem to want to play fair with me today (think the missus been playing with the settings lol) http://i606.photobucket.com/albums/tt147/clown-loach/new%20loach%20pics/DSCF2628.jpg http://i606.photobucket.com/albums/tt147/...
by raving_wayne
Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:50 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new loach tank
Replies: 12
Views: 3952

new loach tank

i believe i have found the perfect loach tank and i got it soooo cheap
54" long 30" wide 18" tall what a huge footprint and still holds 510 litres of water its all setup and runnign now so will get some picks uploaded this evening, im very pleased with it :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
by raving_wayne
Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Where to get Clown Loaches
Replies: 13
Views: 5002

what area/country you in?
by raving_wayne
Wed May 27, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clowns eat shrimp???
Replies: 18
Views: 5790

i buy river shrimp on a regular basis for my clowns i buy 50 for £2 and within 10mins the entire 50 are gone, my clowns love em
by raving_wayne
Fri May 22, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Silver dollars as tankmates
Replies: 8
Views: 2251

mine are not jumpy at all they are very peacefull
by raving_wayne
Thu May 21, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Silver dollars as tankmates
Replies: 8
Views: 2251

hiya i have silver dollars in a 5ftx2ftx2ft with 20 clowns and have had no probs as yet my silvers are about 3inches at the mo but im watching for any signs of aggression towards either silvers or clowns, in general the 3 silvers i have just hang out together and the clowns tend to use them as dithe...
by raving_wayne
Fri May 15, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My First Pictures!
Replies: 20
Views: 5164

val the cone feeder is readily available in kent but its called a live worm feeder for some reason, if your in surrey you could well be reasonably close to polhills garden centre which has a maidenhead aquatics in it they sell them at a reasonable price think its about £2.50 but you should find that...