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by Hainguyen
Sat May 21, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: 16 inch Clown Loach
Replies: 30
Views: 7564

Re: 16 inch Clown Loach

I think clown loach live long time because they actually sleep or maybe hibernation? One night i try to get something out of the driftwood two of my clown loach drop out of the driftwood and on top of my tank. THey dont even know they are out of the water or maybe playing dead on me. I keep touching...
by Hainguyen
Mon May 09, 2016 12:20 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tank raised Clown loach lifespan?
Replies: 4
Views: 2316

Re: Tank raised Clown loach lifespan?

There's a guy i know here selling fish at his house and he have 5 clown loaches 18 years old. They're about 7-10 inches. I was very amaze to see them big, very active, and didn't lose their color.
by Hainguyen
Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: rain water for clown loach?
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

Re: rain water for clown loach?

i dont collect my water from the roof. i leave my trashcan out in the open and in the middle of my backyard. rain all day yesterday and all my trashcans are full. i will change my water only 50 gallons to see if theyre ok
by Hainguyen
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: rain water for clown loach?
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

rain water for clown loach?

can i use rain water to change water for my clown loach tank? i tested rain water tds at 3ppm. ro water .1ppm, tap water 220ppm. i been using ro water for a year now and my fish is happy in it. i have put 7 of 50 gallons trashcan outside to collect rain water. im trying to save money on ro water. an...
by Hainguyen
Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown loach TDS?
Replies: 4
Views: 2330

Clown loach TDS?

what is the best tds level for clown loach?
by Hainguyen
Sat Mar 19, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: What kind of pothos plants reduce nitrate?
Replies: 10
Views: 3740

What kind of pothos plants reduce nitrate?

What kind of pothos reduce nitrate? I used Golden pothos in my sumpand its died. making my water cloudy too (maybe the leaf touch the water with 82F temperature?)
by Hainguyen
Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tank raised Clown loach lifespan?
Replies: 4
Views: 2316

Tank raised Clown loach lifespan?

Does anyone know if tank raised Clown Loach will live up to 50 years like wild caught? Anyone keeping Tank Raised clown loach that currently live up to 20+ years?
by Hainguyen
Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: No need water change 0 nitrate?
Replies: 5
Views: 2814

Re: No need water change 0 nitrate?

I didn't add any minerals on RO water. It's pure Ro water with 6.4 ph. When i first start this hobby i didn't know what i was doing. I keep killing fish with tap water, so i use Ro water. i kept the arowana with pure ro water with no water change for 2 years. I have a friend also keep fish with pure...
by Hainguyen
Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:30 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: No need water change 0 nitrate?
Replies: 5
Views: 2814

No need water change 0 nitrate?

Few months ago I have a problem with nitrate. After I switch to RO water and fill the 75 gallons sump with Hornwort and Anacharis plants. My nitrate been 0 for a month now. But my water is evaporate so fast i have to fill 50 gallons of RO water every week. Is that mean i dont need to do water change?
by Hainguyen
Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tap water have high nitrate
Replies: 6
Views: 3237

Re: Tap water have high nitrate

But how do i keep my other fish like arowana for a year with 100% ro water (I bought the water at LFS)? When i first start this hobby I never do water change. I never test my water back then either. All i do is top the water with RO water when the water is evaporated. I think my fish stay alive beca...
by Hainguyen
Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tap water have high nitrate
Replies: 6
Views: 3237

Re: Tap water have high nitrate

Plants will never work with my clown loach. They will kill it all. I just ordered SpectraPure® MaxCap RO/DI System w/ Automatic Flush from marine depot. Next week i will do 50% water change with just RO water. Then a week after that i will do 98% water change with RO water. I'm not going to add any ...
by Hainguyen
Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tap water have high nitrate
Replies: 6
Views: 3237

Tap water have high nitrate

I finally find out the problem why i have high nitrate. Last year i checked it was 0ppm on tap water. I check it today and it was 40ppm. Then i tested my drinking water it was 0. So i know it's not my test kit. Maybe in summer the tap water have high nitrate? I'm thinking about during 100% full ro w...
by Hainguyen
Sun Aug 30, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clean up filter more important than change water?
Replies: 6
Views: 3101

Re: Clean up filter more important than change water?

Changing 50% water is not enough for my system. My nitrate is very high everyweek 20 to 40 ppm. Sometime i do 98% water change when my nitrate hit 80. I always overfeeding. I know im not suppose to, but i cant help it. 80 small clown loach go crazy at food is an amazing sight. I prepared 6 brute tra...
by Hainguyen
Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clean up filter more important than change water?
Replies: 6
Views: 3101

Clean up filter more important than change water?

I always do 90% water change every week, but this time i do a nitrate testing. Before i change the water i tested it was 40+ppm nitrates. After water change it went down to 5ppm. Next day i tested it went back up to 40ppm. So i clean up my sump filter completely change a new pad and clean bio filter...
by Hainguyen
Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown loach eat Northfin food and change behavior
Replies: 2
Views: 1884

Re: Clown loach eat Northfin food and change behavior

I bought them from this guy jay wilson on youtube. Fast shipping. You can also get it ebay. my clown loach love carnivor tablet and make a very loud clicking noise, but this carnivor formula will cloud the water and messy. Only if they swallow the whole table in their mouth then this is perfect food...