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by lof
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Aggresive Dojo Loach ?
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Aggresive Dojo Loach ?

Fancy goldfish have delicate features and can have problems like that. However you aren't keeping the dojo loach properly you are literally boring him to death. They really need to be in groups.
by lof
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: cannabis for fish meds
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: cannabis for fish meds

100% spam and promotion of drugs... operator please delete
by lof
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Planning my new 29 :)
Replies: 21
Views: 829

Re: Planning my new 29 :)

Dojo loaches aren't tropical and shouldn't be kept in a heated tank.... they won't get old.
So the first choice is either you get an unheated tank with dojo's, white clouds and other compatible fish, or a tropical tank with tropical fish.
by lof
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cobitis loaches
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Cobitis loaches

Is your species subtropical or temperate?
by lof
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cobitis loaches
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Cobitis loaches

Tank looks very nice Thomas ! What is the temperature?
Are they really social like weather and clown loaches or don't they care?
What are you feeding them?
by lof
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cobitis loaches
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Cobitis loaches

Thanks that was interesting, though it contained little information on keeping them or C taenia.
You still have those Cobitis loaches?
by lof
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: How to have Diatom free aquarium?
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: How to have Diatom free aquarium?

No it is normal to have diatoms. Having a lot is a sign of having low lights and no plants.
Cleaning it is just normal maintenance.
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Strange thing happens to our Loaches, sick?
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: Strange thing happens to our Loaches, sick?

Can't tell from the picture, either he's dead or he is eating but loosing color. :wink:
What kind of loaches are they and what are their water parameters?
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Pop eye on Gastromyzon
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: Pop eye on Gastromyzon

Look for Microbelift Artemiss it is a herbal anti bacterial formula that could help with your Gastromyzon. Available in Europe as well.
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Silver Dollar Mouth
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Silver Dollar Mouth

You're welcome, I see it now, when you say it's been there for a year I take it it is scar tissue from bumping in to stuff.
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Silver Dollar Mouth
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Silver Dollar Mouth

I see they look healthy and you've had them for about 10 years. It is probably a tumor due to old age. Can't see the mouth, if you want to try something there is a herbal product for wounds and bacterial infections called Artemiss by Microbelift which is safe for loaches and all, maybe it helps with...
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Silver Dollar Mouth
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Silver Dollar Mouth

How is he doing now?
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Sick Dojo Loach
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: Sick Dojo Loach

Ammonia should always be 0. What are you feeding him? A monotonous diet or floating foods can cause him to float. What is the temperature? Feed him some shelled and boiled peas for a couple of days. It's not the only issue. Guppy's don't die just like that and algae don't cause deaths either. Live p...
by lof
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cobitis loaches
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Cobitis loaches

So I have read quite a bit on Cobitis loaches (scientific... not practical... there is very little about that) and there are no tropical species. All of them occur in Europe or Northern Asia. Maybe this idea of them coming from 'streaming waters' is because Rachel O'leary says it but their primary b...
by lof
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: 5 CL'S in 4ft 95 gallon tank !?
Replies: 7
Views: 409

Re: 5 CL'S in 4ft 95 gallon tank !?

They grow up to over a foot long and get really chunky too. Most have their colors fade as well.
Since they are a schooling fish it's not really a viable aquarium fish unless you have a public aquarium sized tank.
They either die young or still grow too fast, there is not much you can do about that.