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by Cockroach
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Panda loach / Yaoshania pachychilus
Replies: 31
Views: 30225

Re: Panda loach / Yaoshania pachychilus

Hi Just as information: Gerhard Ott has done some work on this species. Sexing is possible a he shows in an article. My way to to this is documented on www.seriouslyfish.com. The species has been bred lately in Germany. Article if required. Cheers Charles Morning Charles, I would really appreciate ...
by Cockroach
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loach ID Pls
Replies: 1
Views: 4182

Loach ID Pls

Bought 4 hillstream loaches yesterday. They were all labelled as S. lineolata. After observing the tank for a while I discovered the tank had 3 types of loaches. S. lineolata, Sewellia sp. "spotted" and an unknown loach. I bought 3 spotted and the unknown. Does anyone have an ID? I am struggling. In...
by Cockroach
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: praziquentel for loach
Replies: 2
Views: 4962

Re: praziquentel for loach

by Cockroach
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Chain loach fighting
Replies: 3
Views: 5296

Re: Chain loach fighting

It sounds like they are establishing a pecking order. Especially if it's around dinner time. Provide safe places to hide for all fish, at least one per fish, to allow them to retreat and repose. Also scatter these to allow fish to distance themselves from each other. It should settler down soon enou...
by Cockroach
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loach behavior
Replies: 1
Views: 1319

Re: Loach behavior

An active fish, especially loaches. Is usually the sign of a happy fish. Keep an eye on ammonia and other parameters. If he is eating well and swimming around, without knowing anything else about your tank, should be a sign things are OK.
by Cockroach
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding
Replies: 10
Views: 2444

Re: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding

Not sure why they loaded like that.
by Cockroach
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding
Replies: 10
Views: 2444

Re: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding

Glad the pic worked. Now I can add the original pics. The false bottom tank which, once the stiphs and sicyopterus are removed, will return to a Central Taiwan Stream Biotope. http://i63.tinypic.com/t7ii6w.jpg Candidia Barbarta - fast, hard fish http://i63.tinypic.com/30cvjn5.jpg The rack I am going...
by Cockroach
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding
Replies: 10
Views: 2444

Re: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding

Here is a test pic of the panda loaches
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by Cockroach
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding
Replies: 10
Views: 2444

Re: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding

I used flickr and it's not working.
Any other suggestions?
by Cockroach
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Weird red algea?
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Weird red algea?

If this is still relevant or will help someone reading this now, the algae grows according to your lighting.
Certain algae types (colors) will only proliferate given certain nm outputs from lighting.
by Cockroach
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding
Replies: 10
Views: 2444

Panda Loach and Hillstream Loach Breeding

I am new to the forum but not new to fish keeping. After moving house I decided that rheophilic species, and some line bred guppies, would be the direction of my fishroom. I am just starting to put it together but plan on having 2 display tanks 1 75 gal Central Taiwan Stream Biotope already setup an...