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Post by andyroo » Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:09 pm

After a nasty plant-poisoning event (my fault) resulting in loss of all fish incl. my pack of long-time loaches ~6yrs ago, a local importer has brought me back around to Botia with 6 wee clowns (first time they've been imported in >8yrs, it seems).
So far they're calmed down, settling in & getting nicely pudgy with my over-planted & generally invert.-laden & "vibrant" system, so I thought I'd log back into LOL.
Familiar faces. Hi.

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(in the meantime I also finished gradschool)
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Post by NancyD » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:22 pm

Hey andyroo, it's nice to see you again & welcome back to loach keeping. Any chance of pics of your new little darlings? I wonder just how long your inverts survive hungry little loaches, lol. Nothing like live foods to grow them up fast!

Congrats on the PhD!! That's wonderful! What field?

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Post by redshark1 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:29 am

Hi andyroo and welcome back.

The forum is rather quiet these days, almost fossilised, and could not be described as "vibrant" as your tank.

Past mistakes are allowed to live on without correction and spammers seem the most frequent callers but it does hold a bank of useful information which is mostly helpful.

Facebook and perhaps other media have taken over, for there are definitely lots of people posting there and keeping Clown Loaches the right way.
6 x Clown Loaches all twenty-five years of age on 01.01.19, largest 11.5", 2f4m, aquarium 6' x 18" x 18" 400 ltr = 110 US gal.

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Post by Basil » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:14 pm

I’m a newcomer but welcome back!
And huge congrats on the PhD!!

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