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by hamfist
Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:15 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Best substrate for Clown Loaches?
Replies: 9
Views: 12808

Re: Best substrate for Clown Loaches?

Sorry to derail temporarily but, Redhark1, just how big (and old) is that enormous boesmani rainbow in your pics ? It looks almost as big as the clowns.
by hamfist
Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Best substrate for Clown Loaches?
Replies: 9
Views: 12808

Re: Best substrate for Clown Loaches?

Lots of "anti-gravel" posts here but is it the size of the gravel or the sharpness of it which will damage the barbels ? My experience keeping a range of barbelled fish over smooth gravel is that I have never had a fish develop any type of barbel damage/infection. Unfortunately, so much of the grave...
by hamfist
Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loach settling in help
Replies: 5
Views: 1393

Re: Loach settling in help

Thanks all for the replies. Seem slike I just need to be patient.

I was actually encouraged last night as I saw significantly more of them than before during the evening. It is pretty awesome watching them graze around the tank.
by hamfist
Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loach settling in help
Replies: 5
Views: 1393

Loach settling in help

Hi everyone, my first post here ! 2 weeks ago I was fortunate enough to pick up four 6-7" clown loaches at a very reasonable price. They have gone in my 150G with a couple of small cichlids and a few swordtails and rainbowfish (so nothing to threaten them). The issue is that I am hardly getting to s...