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by MandaMunky
Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!
Replies: 49
Views: 17004

Re: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!

Okay!!! It's happening *THIS* weekend...everyone in QT is moving into their permanent digs! FINALLY! I'll post another update again after all is said & done. After everything that's happened I sure do hope things go smoothly.... fingers crossed.

=)
by MandaMunky
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: OBESE Yoyo!
Replies: 2
Views: 2131

Re: OBESE Yoyo!

OMGoodness!! Your tank sounds AMAZING & I would absolutely love to see a picture of it! I'm so anxious to get some wood & moss into my tank, but I've been so paranoid to pull the trigger because I don't want to bring in any disease - especially ICH! I'm thinking that I might go ahead & order some fr...
by MandaMunky
Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Newbe
Replies: 12
Views: 4759

Re: Newbe

Welcome, Newbe!

I love the photo that you were able to upload... that particular Clown looks very similar to my Giuseppe. =) I'm looking forward to seeing more photos & learning more about your fish, too!
by MandaMunky
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!
Replies: 49
Views: 17004

Re: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!

Hi Fishee!! Thanks for following the thread - I'm glad to know that our little one has a few fans. I'm certainly a fan of the feisty little one! He/she is still doing exceptionally well, so well in fact, that I'm considering moving him/her into the main tank this weekend! I haven't made a final deci...
by MandaMunky
Sat Feb 08, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Emergency body slime, eye cloud, bloody eyes
Replies: 17
Views: 9950

Re: Emergency body slime, eye cloud, bloody eyes

What a relief! I'm glad everyone is looking normal & I totally agree with that secondary line up of antibacterial meds in this case. Good going getting your tank back in order!
by MandaMunky
Tue Feb 04, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Big Mouth
Replies: 9
Views: 4347

Re: Big Mouth

OMGOMGOMG!!! I was going through some old pictures of my fish & LOOK!! I caught Big Bertha doing the "big mouth" pose too! LOL Seeing your picture reminded me that they used to do it, but I didn't realize that I actually had a picture!? The little guy pictured here with her passed away. His name was...
by MandaMunky
Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: OBESE Yoyo!
Replies: 2
Views: 2131

OBESE Yoyo!

WTH!? He's such a little food mongrel! He gets to the food first & eats as much as he can & holy cow the others are lucky if they get any. LOL! He's super healthy, has absolutely NO issues, but I'm figuring that this can't actually be all that healthy, right? So, what can I do? If I feed less then c...
by MandaMunky
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loch Ness Loach?
Replies: 4
Views: 2304

Re: Loch Ness Loach?

Welcome to the forums! Also, wonderful post & what a neat & exciting experience to see a mystery fish! I agree that he must have survived in the moist bag... I've read several stories about how some will jump from the tank, appear dead, but that you should always throw them back in the tank because ...
by MandaMunky
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Throw away your canister filters !
Replies: 29
Views: 15825

Re: Throw away your canister filters !

Wow! This is my first time seeing this post. I've learned a lot from it & would like to thank you for posting it & then updating, RedShark! I've always been leery of external canister filters so we use the hang on the back variety along with air pumps... don't know too much about under gravel filter...
by MandaMunky
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Big Mouth
Replies: 9
Views: 4347

Re: Big Mouth

PERFECT SHOT!!

Wow! That's so cool that you caught that on camera! My little ones do this quite often... not sure why? Just a funny little quirky stretch or something similar to that I imagine.

Thanks for posting here, but I think it should go on that funny loach thread, too!
by MandaMunky
Sat Jan 25, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Yo Yo Loaches suddenly hiding + getting startled easily
Replies: 4
Views: 5243

Re: Yo Yo Loaches suddenly hiding + getting startled easily

This seizure behavior you're describing almost sounds like "flashing" - fish will flash & hide because something is out of whack in the tank - whether it be related to the nitrogen cycle or to bacteria... or parasites... that's something we have to figure out. I agree with using the search option to...
by MandaMunky
Sat Jan 25, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Emergency body slime, eye cloud, bloody eyes
Replies: 17
Views: 9950

Re: Emergency body slime, eye cloud, bloody eyes

OMGoodness... I don't even know where to begin with a reply here. I just wanted to chime in to let you know that I feel for your & you frustrations & sense of helplessness. I'm so sorry for your losses & I do hope that you can find an answer to this soon. A couple things that do come to mind for me ...
by MandaMunky
Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!
Replies: 49
Views: 17004

Re: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!

Great news to report!!

Everyone is doing SMASHINGLY WELL!! The tetras fin issues have resolved, the baby clown is eating up a storm & growing & finally starting to get some really wonderful color, too!

You think it's a girl!???
by MandaMunky
Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Vitamin Additives - Yay or Nay?
Replies: 2
Views: 2408

Re: Vitamin Additives - Yay or Nay?

Well, unfortunately, I only had one of those little sick babies make it through the Ich treatment... "he's" still in QT, but is doing excellent. I've slowly been able to get him to take a larger variety of foods as well. Currently, he's alternating between spriulina enhanced brine shrimp, bloodworms...
by MandaMunky
Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!
Replies: 49
Views: 17004

Re: Caring for 5 SUPER TINY Clowns - HELP!

Yes, it sure does! Both pictures above are of the same fish - our lone survivor! He's actually got black barbels, too, which is interesting because all of my others have relatively light "faces" & moustaches. We're pretty attached to him already, but still trying to err on the cautious side. He's da...