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by Sonic
Sun May 25, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Throw away your canister filters !
Replies: 29
Views: 15635

Re: Throw away your canister filters !

Sonic, I do not see how a hole in the return pipe can prevent all causes of flooding. But perhaps it has the potential to help in some cases by preventing syphoning from this pipe if done correctly. Please elaborate. There are two pipes connected to my external filter and various seals and connecti...
by Sonic
Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Throw away your canister filters !
Replies: 29
Views: 15635

Re: Throw away your canister filters !

If you drill a small hole in the return pipe below water level a canister filter wont be able to empty the tank.
by Sonic
Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown Loaches in a 65gal
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Re: Clown Loaches in a 65gal

Small update: My 7 loaches are thriving in the tank and are all over the place not hiding much at all. two of them are even comfy beeing hand fed. Adding dither fish really changed their behaviour. I have picked a new tank for them to live in. This tank will be the centerpiece of my livingroom makin...
by Sonic
Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown Loaches in a 65gal
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Re: Clown Loaches in a 65gal

adding dither fish seem to solve the the problem. added 15 tiger barbs (replaced the 3 guppies)
by Sonic
Sat Sep 21, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown Loaches in a 65gal
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Re: Clown Loaches in a 65gal

Have added 7 clowns to the tank 3 days ago. All are still hiding most of the time in caves. Hope they will become more social in a while. Im not sure if its due to new environmet or the lack of a dither fish that does it. But i do remember clowns as a very shy in the beginning ? I dont want to stres...
by Sonic
Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown Loaches in a 65gal
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Clown Loaches in a 65gal

Hi, About to build a tank for a school of junior clown loaches. Better grow from child to old in our tank than at a aquariumfish factory. Will use this thread as my personal build log. Hope its ok to keep such logs here. Tank Data So Far Rio Juwel 240 purchased 2nd hand. Am-Top 3337 External Filter ...