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by ClownLoachSharky
Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..
Replies: 16
Views: 4987

Re: Please Post the size and age of your oldest Yoyo..

well i bought my yoyos from the same batch from the store at different times (i have 7) and sime are dweebs and dont eat and hide and never grow where a few are getting enormeous. not really but still over 2 inches a bit. where the small one looks an inch and a half :roll: . I know they can live for...
by ClownLoachSharky
Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 69
Views: 21410

Re: Advice

Well it depends where you live. If i were in the US i would have a nice shoal of kubotai and Striata. The are small and nice. Also my yoyos are ally not that zippy and aggressive. They have a pearl gourami in their shoal and chill with it. And one outcast hangs with the corys. Also how about dwarf c...
by ClownLoachSharky
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 69
Views: 21410

Re: Advice

That fact is so sad as clowns look amazing in planted tanks but it willbemore like a wasteland :roll:
by ClownLoachSharky
Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:51 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loaches from China
Replies: 10
Views: 2660

Re: Loaches from China

done my searchin a bit. Is it this? http://www.loaches.com/species-index/somileptes-gongota . If not itmay be a goby
by ClownLoachSharky
Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loaches from China
Replies: 10
Views: 2660

Re: Loaches from China

Hello and welcome to the Forum! Sorry but i cant help you with ID but i can saythey are beautifully reticulated and that shrimp is also nice. hope some of our coldwater loach experts can help.
by ClownLoachSharky
Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:56 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 69
Views: 21410

Re: Advice

yea the minerilized topsoil with 2-3mm gravel on top will look sweet. Or go completely high tech and waste your money on aquasoul :D . I like the idea of the bigger tank and the huge discus. A shoal of clowns would look nice in their and maybe consider buying your loaches on the net instead of those...
by ClownLoachSharky
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: thin white worm
Replies: 6
Views: 3749

Re: thin white worm

hmm, ive seen these white long worms in a hole in the yard just below some larvae. That might be it. you may have scooped some wroms when you got the larvae
by ClownLoachSharky
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 69
Views: 21410

Re: Advice

same here in my current tank. I didnt know anything about planted tanks so i got 1 t8 bulb, just smooth pebbkes and barbs. Im currently setting up a high tech planted tank with substrate high lights, Co2, fertz and carpeting plants. i hope those yoyos dont rip it out though :roll: .
by ClownLoachSharky
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:50 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: thin white worm
Replies: 6
Views: 3749

Re: thin white worm

hmm have you fed any worms to them. It might even be parasites. :cry:
by ClownLoachSharky
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 69
Views: 21410

Re: Advice

yea the sand on top should be fine. just get a coupe of inches on top so nothing leaches. I think its because the topsoil is fine aswell. And thats shocking with the high salts. they should be completely SALT FREE.
by ClownLoachSharky
Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: thin white worm
Replies: 6
Views: 3749

Re: thin white worm

do you have kuhli loaches?
by ClownLoachSharky
Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: acclimation
Replies: 7
Views: 1593

Re: acclimation

my rosy barbs can actually get aggresive to the yoyos making them hide where as my gourami defends them and is realy the perfect dither.
by ClownLoachSharky
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:51 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Emperor Botia
Replies: 32
Views: 13035

Re: Emperor Botia

welcome. i doubt they are emperors as they are hard to import. more likely to be histronica. emperors come from a dangerois area.
by ClownLoachSharky
Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Advice
Replies: 69
Views: 21410

Re: Advice

not really im in the progress of making mine and will be adding potash and dolomite lime and bloos and bone on the base, and clay with the soil on top capped with fine gravel.