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by raving_wayne
Mon May 11, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Can you keep different types of loach together?
Replies: 8
Views: 8690

i have in the past had both striata (zebra) and b. modesta (blues) in wiht my clowns and had no issues altho the blues are a lot more boisterous then clowns i personnally had no issues they shoaled in there own groups and occasionally you would see them together


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by raving_wayne
Tue May 05, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new loach owner....help!
Replies: 9
Views: 2682

both of the loaches your speaking of require much different water conditions to the goldfish for example the gold fish is a coldwater fish and both loaches require a much higher temp, i would advise to pass them on if you have no means of supporting there needs at present m8. they really do need to ...
by raving_wayne
Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: loach tank gone bad
Replies: 22
Views: 7961

wow 29 fish in 1 hit is a huge hit on the biofilter what method did you use to clean the rocks with that your friend gave you from the quarry? and if the guy reccomended that you do a further water change why did you decide against this? i ask as i would have done a 20% change daily for atleast a we...
by raving_wayne
Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: short loach vid
Replies: 10
Views: 2853

nope none of the huge tanks are indoors they are in the fish garage only have this one indoors which is my personal setup. the others are rescue tanks and such which myself and 3 others maintain daily dont want them out the house tho so may look at putting a bigger tank in the hall

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by raving_wayne
Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Plants and Clown Loaches.....good/bad idea?
Replies: 7
Views: 3876

i can safely say that clowns do defo eat java fern they have eaten all of mine

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by raving_wayne
Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: short loach vid
Replies: 10
Views: 2853

the person who told me that 2 years ago when i got the first 2 off them has been breeding them for years and slowly introducing them to freshwater of the period all the 5 scats i have have been bred from scat that have never had any salt introduced since 3 generations back and after 2 years my 2 ori...
by raving_wayne
Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:12 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: short loach vid
Replies: 10
Views: 2853

yep rocks was very simple to do a couple of oversized waste pipes (new obviously) and then smothered them with 30kg of rock and a scattering of bogwood the other end of the tank looks effective when i have the blue lights on this short vid is with the blue moonlights on http://www.youtube.com/watch?...
by raving_wayne
Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: short loach vid
Replies: 10
Views: 2853

they are scaqt but..... have been bred over several years to fresh water

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by raving_wayne
Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:12 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: short loach vid
Replies: 10
Views: 2853

short loach vid

just been playin with my camera and thoght i would make a short loach vid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_T4C3fOKrQ

sorry bout the wobbles next one i will use my tripod i think

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by raving_wayne
Sun Feb 15, 2009 6:29 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Nemachelius ornatus...er....pallidus
Replies: 23
Views: 6642

lovely pics m8
by raving_wayne
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Do Yoyos group together?
Replies: 4
Views: 1378

mine huddle but then i have 17 of them in my loach tank they spend alot of time together aswell as a fair bit on there own m8, all botia shold really be in a group of 5 or more so i would defo say yes to getting more there more the merrier

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by raving_wayne
Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Cheni pictures
Replies: 17
Views: 4645

les you should try in kent m8 not far from surrey and we got cheni coming out our rears m8 and they cheap as chips to £2.49 a pop i got 5 for £10 and them picked up 4 sewellia for £12 but the tanks are full of them round this way m8

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by raving_wayne
Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: name that loach
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

good job i only got 1 then lol hes very active at the mo but im guessing once hes had his look around i wont see him for a few months again so defo making the most of it lol

thanks for the id guys

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by raving_wayne
Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: name that loach
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

name that loach

hiya folks i have had this loach in my tank for quite some time and to behonest i havent seen it for months, now suddenly its showing up all the time lol so i thought i better put a name to it if poss any ideas guys http://i606.photobucket.com/albums/tt147/clown-loach/DSCF1379.jpg http://i606.photob...
by raving_wayne
Sat Feb 14, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Sewellia lineolata pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 2918

nice shots m8
i managed to finally get a few of these today the lfs i use regular finally got some in so i had first pic on the tank and got myself 4 but i may go back tomorrow for the rest of the tank lol

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