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by LoachOrgy
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Anyone seen this? White streaks where black stripes are
Replies: 17
Views: 11005

Re: Anyone seen this? White streaks where black stripes are

this is not stretch markings from growth. im talking about some kind of ailment that must have formed over the weekend. it basically looks like bleach was poured onto your clothing and left white splotches on the black. its not a fungus. i started treating the tank with a metronazidole bc it was the...
by LoachOrgy
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Anyone seen this? White streaks where black stripes are
Replies: 17
Views: 11005

Anyone seen this? White streaks where black stripes are

At my work I take care of the office tank. I came in yesterday and one of the clowns appears to have white streaks on the black stripes. It looks like bleach was poured on the stripes and they whited out. I can't find any info on what type of disorder this is. Could anyone help. I will try to get pi...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: loach pyramid
Replies: 11
Views: 4860

Re: loach pyramid

aquarium safe sealant available at home depot. i had to glue it in tiers. so the bottom three glued first. then the middle two glued first. after that dried, the 2nd layer was glued to the first layer and then the single tube at the top was glued to the 2nd tier. so 2 days to construct. then i let t...
by LoachOrgy
Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: loach pyramid
Replies: 11
Views: 4860

loach pyramid

new addition to the tank. 3" pvc pipe. left out the center piece and dug a hole in the sand. i always pile the sand into mounds and dig holes in the tank. the loaches like to sleep in the low areas. its like sand mountains. also the tiny little crease between the 2nd tier pvc pipes has a striata sno...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help, my Local fish store are telling me these are Yo Yo's
Replies: 7
Views: 3769

Re: Help, my Local fish store are telling me these are Yo Yo

i went back to petsmart yesterday. they had the same rostratas labeled as botia spp. Angelicu botia. although i am still convinced they are rostratas.
by LoachOrgy
Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Share your Loach Movies!
Replies: 204
Views: 161753

Re: Share your Loach Movies!

this is a video of the alpha loach showing dominance.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Acl_WvyGuA
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Black dots on clown Loaches
Replies: 99
Views: 72823

Re: Black dots on clown Loaches

interesting keith. i had done a water change using prime only, i have an upside down cat that looked like he was unconscious. he floated and i nabbed him with the net. and i have him in a small holder for now. hes doing better. but i felt that the prime i used did not remove all of the chlorine. so ...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help, my Local fish store are telling me these are Yo Yo's
Replies: 7
Views: 3769

Re: Help, my Local fish store are telling me these are Yo Yo

ok now that i looked at these. id say your right. they all look very similar. but this picture looks exactly like them. thanks martin. its funny ive gone from botia kubotai to historonica to rostrata. either way im happy with the decision ive never seen these guys around this area in the last 2 year...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Share your Loach Movies!
Replies: 204
Views: 161753

Re: Share your Loach Movies!

yes piggy i agree now. i saw another similar thread then looked at the kubotai reference next to the historonica reference. they look like historonica to me now. martin said they look like botia rostrata. and now after looking at the pictures i think that one has the closest resemblance to these lit...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help, my Local fish store are telling me these are Yo Yo's
Replies: 7
Views: 3769

Re: Help, my Local fish store are telling me these are Yo Yo

if its pets mart i got a batch of them labeled as yoyos but they look very much like botia kubotai or botia historonica. ill try putting up some pictures for reference if i can't get these hyper little guys to hold still long enough. this guy looks like your pictures. this one is the runt. the other...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Show us your Funny Loach Pic's
Replies: 155
Views: 171039

Re: Show us your Funny Loach Pic's

my clowns snoozing

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by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Black dots on clown Loaches
Replies: 99
Views: 72823

Re: Black dots on clown Loaches

So i removed all the rocks from my tank to see if its causing the high tds. the bad thing is im doing a 10 day treatment with an antibiotic so i believe this will make the test unreliable. but so far, the tds dropped 25 points when i removed all the rocks. as of half the day today its dropped anothe...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Kubotai and almorhae
Replies: 2
Views: 1051

Re: Kubotai and almorhae

yeah i can't wait till i can have my larger loaches schooling with my new kubotai. the funniest thing is my striatas and my clowns. the clowns are around 5" plus. all my striatas are about 2". but the alpha is about 4". and he hangs with the big boys. although hes smaller, i have a feeling the alpha...
by LoachOrgy
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:08 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia Kubotai Loach - Please Answer
Replies: 4
Views: 1929

Re: Botia Kubotai Loach - Please Answer

i got some baby kubotais recently. i have 6 total. and they are having a good ole time with each other. its very entertaining. they are fun fish! loaches are always more entertaining in groups. together, they make quite and entertaining show. the kubotais are a little goofy as well. ive got baby kub...