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by Marcos Mataratzis
Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My new 1000 liters clown loaches tank (page 22)
Replies: 384
Views: 245084

Re: My clown loaches

Hi,

I made this short video yesterday. Hope you enjoy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4JsldB4_No

Marcos
by Marcos Mataratzis
Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My new 1000 liters clown loaches tank (page 22)
Replies: 384
Views: 245084

Re: My clown loaches

Hey djbutterflyx,

Thanks for the nice words. I really apreciated! Image

In your case I would buy a trio to have at least five. They will do better in bigger groups.
by Marcos Mataratzis
Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My new 1000 liters clown loaches tank (page 22)
Replies: 384
Views: 245084

Re: My clown loaches

Thanks guys! I had a recent loss on this tank. My #4 in size, about 6" long and 5 years old... She got Pop-eyed and also some trouble on the gills from one day to the other. She got a very fast breathing but could not catch oxigen from the water. It seamed like she was drowning. A took some pictures...
by Marcos Mataratzis
Thu Dec 30, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My new 1000 liters clown loaches tank (page 22)
Replies: 384
Views: 245084

Re: My clown loaches

Hi folks, Some new images from my tank: http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz94/Mataratzis2/21Botias-3.jpg http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz94/Mataratzis2/20Botias-3.jpg http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz94/Mataratzis2/17Botias2.jpg http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz94/Mataratzis2/17Botias...
by Marcos Mataratzis
Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Forum Upgrades
Replies: 15
Views: 24561

Re: Forum Upgrades

Avatars working. Thanks!
by Marcos Mataratzis
Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Forum Upgrades
Replies: 15
Views: 24561

Re: Forum Upgrades

Question:

What happened to our Avatars? Gonne?

Could not find where to set it... :roll:
by Marcos Mataratzis
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Where to find mature loaches? Have an unhappy loner...
Replies: 7
Views: 5477

One of the LFS that I usually go has recieved ten 8" Clown loaches for sale but unfortunatelly it´s in Brazil and I don´t think they would send fish for another country.
by Marcos Mataratzis
Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: confessions of a loach hoarder
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

The best termometer for excess feeding is nitrates. If you do control nitrates you will be able to know if you´re feeding too much or not. Nitrates consumption by the system is slow. If you add too many food, the waste will become nitrates. You can remove them by doing WC, as much frequent and bigge...
by Marcos Mataratzis
Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Which Loaches For A 6x2x2??
Replies: 15
Views: 6751

Hey Tomas,

Either Melafix or Pimafix won´t do any good on Ich. They both are good stuff but not against Ich.
by Marcos Mataratzis
Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown Loach article in TFH
Replies: 5
Views: 2996

Just got the article. Indeed a poor article and bad ilustrated. Guy says in article that he "forgot" to take pictures. Come on... :cry:
by Marcos Mataratzis
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:25 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clown Loach article in TFH
Replies: 5
Views: 2996

Thanks Jim,

My friend, living in Hawaii got the magazine for me. He will scan the article and send to my e-mail while I´ll be waiting for the post office to bring it to me. :wink:
by Marcos Mataratzis
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Everyone list your clown loaches main food
Replies: 20
Views: 16758

I feed Tetramin Crisps, Tetra Color, Tetra Cichlid Sticks, Tetra Tropical Tablets, Sera Viformo, live white worms and live brine shrimp everyday.
by Marcos Mataratzis
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Power heads--what am I doing wrong?
Replies: 3
Views: 1934

No chance of plastic plant beeing guilt, unless pieces of it got stck inside the Koralia. Sand is still the main suspect imo. I would use the Koralia far away from the sand, near the surface. Another possibility is to check your local electrical frequency. Some equipaments comes either 50 or 60 Hz a...
by Marcos Mataratzis
Mon Nov 08, 2010 9:03 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: [PICS]My loach tank (update pg3 - 26may11)
Replies: 32
Views: 20828

Great pictures Rodrigo!
by Marcos Mataratzis
Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My new 1000 liters clown loaches tank (page 22)
Replies: 384
Views: 245084

A short video made yesterday. They looked like fans starring at a TV camera. Where I went they followed me:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQdXsdY6fCo