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by chris brown
Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..
Replies: 16
Views: 5394

Re: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..

i was actually thinking of swapping all 3 for some clown loaches
are you ment to keep a school of histiet? if so how many?or are they ok to school with different loaches?
by chris brown
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..
Replies: 16
Views: 5394

Re: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..

are histies and zebras illegal in nz like aus? i have 5 zebras they are common as here just about all animates seem to have them. Not sure about histies i think i have seen them they are harder to come by but are available. so yes they are legal i believe haha :oops: i own 1 histie that was sold to...
by chris brown
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..
Replies: 16
Views: 5394

Re: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..

ClownLoachSharky wrote:are histies and zebras illegal in nz like aus?
i have 5 zebras they are common as here just about all animates seem to have them.
Not sure about histies i think i have seen them they are harder to come by but are available.
so yes they are legal i believe
by chris brown
Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..
Replies: 16
Views: 5394

Re: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..

I have 2 and a half :lol: 3 were sold to me as yoyo but one was different (cant remember the name) they measure 15 ish cm i have pics on this page http://forums.loaches.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22787 the last 2 links i think sorry for the avrage pics haha 1 has a huge belly of eggs well i guess they ...
by chris brown
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:16 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: SWEETYSMUMS SICK CLOWN LOACH HELP
Replies: 16
Views: 8240

Re: SWEETYSMUMS SICK CLOWN LOACH HELP

Dont mention it, im just trying to help, it's always upsetting to see such cool fish sick.
Good luck with the treatment and welcome to lol.
If you can you should upload the pics here(i use photobucket)
by chris brown
Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: SWEETYSMUMS SICK CLOWN LOACH HELP
Replies: 16
Views: 8240

Re: SWEETYSMUMS SICK CLOWN LOACH HELP

thanks all for replys i have put links on both pages so she will see what you have posted and hopfully answer your questions
by chris brown
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: SWEETYSMUMS SICK CLOWN LOACH HELP
Replies: 16
Views: 8240

SWEETYSMUMS SICK CLOWN LOACH HELP

can someone help this clown loach any advice would be great
http://www.fnzas.org.nz/fishroom/viewto ... =4&t=56602
posted on behalf of sweetysmum

cheers chris
by chris brown
Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:46 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: scratched clown loach
Replies: 7
Views: 2434

Re: scratched clown loach

The clown loach with the scratch has healed and is happy as cant even tell him from the others. All the new clowns are fattening up nicely had one die on me, it must of jumped out of the bucket when i was transferring them into the main tank. It went down behind the oven and i didn't find it till ab...
by chris brown
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: my tank photos
Replies: 4
Views: 1804

Re: my tank photos

I have just posted these pics of my clown loaches to show growth rates between my last years biggest and this years group, they were brought at the same size 4-5 cm. http://s1206.photobucket.com/albums/bb453/monstertruckers/?action=view¤t=SDC10849.jpg that is last years biggest (1 of 8 named s...
by chris brown
Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: scratched clown loach
Replies: 7
Views: 2434

Re: scratched clown loach

Are you sure he didn't get in a fight. There was a similar story in Marcos's thread about his tank. He should be fine. It doesnt look like a fight mark, its more like a grase like hes slid along a rock on his side. The skin or scales looks like it has peeled off half way down one side and was just ...
by chris brown
Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: scratched clown loach
Replies: 7
Views: 2434

Re: scratched clown loach

If it is breathing fast, I would say it should move to it's oWn tank. I wouldn't be so worried if it was just the scratch. haha yea i thort i would move him but do you think i could catch it...... no way. Anyway he stopped breathing fast and is hanging out with his mates now. the scratch is just ab...
by chris brown
Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: scratched clown loach
Replies: 7
Views: 2434

scratched clown loach

i have just noticed one of my small clown loaches has scrathched it self down one side must of been trapped somewhere. its not moving much and breathing fast. Should i be moving him to his own tank and treating with anything or just let him heal by himself? I have trouble keeping track of them as th...
by chris brown
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: quartine tank for new clowns
Replies: 8
Views: 4789

Re: quartine tank for new clowns

still havnt found any wormers in pet shops. here is another link of a wormer for birds
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing ... =424338970
what do you think emma or anyone else in the no
thanks chris
by chris brown
Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: stocking calculator
Replies: 3
Views: 1181

Re: stocking calculator

I have found that website to be very poor at advising stock, to the point where I recommend that people avoid it. If you would like our help, can you post your aquarium details and currently planned stock, including number of fish? yea i think its prity crap to just thort i would sheer it see what ...
by chris brown
Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: algae treatments
Replies: 5
Views: 1729

Re: algae treatments

thanks for the help i have brought 2 500ml bottles and will give it a go i have a spear 200L tank which i will fill with water from the big tank and swap one of the filters to so if anything goes wrong i can move the fish over fingers crossed it works as all my plants are dying and are covered in al...