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by raving_wayne
Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Botia Kubotia
Replies: 26
Views: 4816

Botia Kubotia

just been to a local LFS and the guy has 4 Botia Kubotia and they are fantastic well now he has 2 cause i got the other 2 its the first time i have seen them in a LFS so might even have to pop back today and pickup the other 2 yet lol Rave http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k237/Raving/DSCF9474.jpg h...
by raving_wayne
Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:42 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: off colour clown
Replies: 5
Views: 2260

off colour clown

hiya guys n gals i have had my 3 clowns in my tank for a few weeks now and 2 seem to have settled down real well but the other one is soo pale as you can see in the pics all my water is checked regular and is fine, i have nothing in the tank i deem as aggressive there are a good number of hidings fo...
by raving_wayne
Fri Nov 07, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Photographing my tank
Replies: 7
Views: 1782

I have found not using the flash makes for a much better pic but does also depend on if your using a good camera, if your using no flash make sure your aquarium lights are on. if not the 45% angle needs to be used, I use a fujifilm s20 pro which has its own enhancers in it and takes a pretty darn go...
by raving_wayne
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Preparing a sick tank for loaches again
Replies: 8
Views: 4398

if your worried about ya water stick a UV on seems to knock the hell outta bad water thats for sure, been told it can kill alot of stuff out the water (not the fish) like white spot so defo could be worth a look
by raving_wayne
Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: sad news
Replies: 10
Views: 4327

my 5inch is fine with the other loaches infact he/she seems to watch out for them in a fish kinda fashion, i see no real reason why a 5 gallon cant house fine for a week or so while quarantining fish i use a 60 litre tank for mine but i have the sapce for it if i didint and only had room for a 5 gal...
by raving_wayne
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:07 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: sad news
Replies: 10
Views: 4327

in reply to space for a quarantine i have seen this for my self a friend of mine has a large 100gallon like mine and has fitted a 12" squared tank inside it just above water level and he uses it for a hospital/quarantine tank and it works fantastic its just plain glass not sand/gravel and he has it ...
by raving_wayne
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Tips on how to get an inexpensive tank setup.
Replies: 9
Views: 1856

another thing you may be able to do over here in the uk alot of our LFS keepers are mor elike friends and i have been so lucky in alot of ways as i frequent the same shops regulary, i have managed to buy 3 tanks and pay weekly for them one of which was my juwel 450 (100gallons) for a measly £200 whi...
by raving_wayne
Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Finally kuhlies.
Replies: 22
Views: 5330

as said before in Uk we are lucky as kuli's are readily available i picked up 2 from a little fish shop today for a measly £1.05 each about 1/2 a us dollar had a right result as when i got them home the lady in the store had picked up a golden sucking loach with them lol so 3 loachs of sorts all for...
by raving_wayne
Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: almorhae with the weirdest pattern i've ever seen.
Replies: 15
Views: 3217

that is one beautiful loach m8
by raving_wayne
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:57 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: YoYo Loach - free to good home
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

if harrogate is near kent uk ill have it for defo but to be honest i have no idea where harrogate is lol

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by raving_wayne
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:07 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: my new tube tower block
Replies: 21
Views: 4776

in my previous large tank i made sommit similar but i used 1 1/2 inch tubing and sealed it together with aquatic sealant which achored it aswell, my loaches at the time loved it and to make it a little more hidden i coated it in sealant (thin coat) and then dusted it with sand (i had sand on the bot...
by raving_wayne
Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:46 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: looking for yoyo's in kent
Replies: 0
Views: 1263

looking for yoyo's in kent

hi loachy friends i have been scouring the lfs's all over kent and so far come up with 1 yoyo lol i am desperate to find him some friends ideally about 4 he is about 4inches long at the mo altho he does seem quite happy with my clowns and blue botia i think he will defo benefit from more yoyo's but ...
by raving_wayne
Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Some more pics
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

thats some cracking photos and fish m8 very nice indeed
by raving_wayne
Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: new clowns how to?
Replies: 8
Views: 1838

i have found that using hoplo cats as dithers seems to work and the clowns and hoplos are great together i have 6 hoplos in mine and all my loaches get along with them wonderfully and dont scare to easy eitherbut as said before there are many to choose from
by raving_wayne
Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:33 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: a few pics of my babies :-)
Replies: 11
Views: 2781

just a pic of my tank when the moonlights are on looks pretty good i think, also seems to bring out my blue botia for some reason lol

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