[PICS]My loach tank (update pg3 - 26may11)

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[PICS]My loach tank (update pg3 - 26may11)

Post by Rodrigo Carvalho » Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:32 am

Finnaly my clowns show up to say hello to my camera.
I'd like to share with you. Hope you like.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

They are kept in 70 liter tank w/ overfiltration.

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Killifish: Aplocheilus lineatus male
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Corys Nattereri and ghost shrimp skins
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Right side
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Clowns, neons and hyphesobrycon
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Clowns, neons and hyphesobrycon
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Clowns, neons and hyphesobrycon
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Clowns, neons and hyphesobrycon
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Clowns, neons and hyphesobrycon
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Post by raving_wayne » Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:43 am

nice pics m8 looking very nice

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Post by Rodrigo Carvalho » Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:10 am

Here's my favorite clown. When i bought the first 4 clowns he was the most skinny and were the most difficult to pump his belly.
Happily he's out of danger zone and reached almost 5cm (2'').
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He has a semi translucid tail, i've never seen a CL like this before.

Merry Christmas everyone.

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Post by starsplitter7 » Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:12 am

They are all beautiful and this clown is extraordinary. Glad he is okay. :)

The young clowns are always difficult to raise.

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Post by wm_crash » Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:19 pm

Hi,

I believe your killi is rather Epiplatys dageti. Very neat fish and very nice tank!

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Post by loachmom » Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:08 pm

Thanks for sharing your pictures. Your fish look great. I've often admired the Serpae tetras in the stores, but I've never owned any. I think they are lovely.

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Post by soul-hugger » Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:28 pm

Hello...

Beautiful pictures, and very clean tank! Before I even read the part about this one being your favourite, I was thinking his middle stripe looked rather unusual, as it only comes about halfway down his body. I have never had clown loaches, but I would like to have some one day. I know they can live a very long time, especially once you get them through those first few months.

Thanks for sharing your pictures,
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Post by Joe Khul » Thu Dec 25, 2008 8:57 pm

Very handsome tank! Thank you for sharing it with all of us!

A question though - Do your serpea tetras fin-nip any of their tankmates?

I had this happen in my first 10 gallon, and my in-laws had the same issue in their 10 gallon setup, which is why I ask. My father-in-laww heard that this behavior would be changed by adding an odd number of serpae's to their tank, but it doesnt seem to have been a perfect solution.
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Post by Rodrigo Carvalho » Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:00 am

Helo guys,

in may 2009 last year my loaches left their small 70 liter tank to go to a bigger one (420 liter).

This setup has completed 15 months and they keep growing and growing...
Now I have 10 clown loaches, 8 yoyo loaches and 4 darios. Other fish are 3 bala sharks, 1 red tail shark and 1 chinese algae eater.

Hope you like:

the newcomers 3, 12cm yoyos loaches i got from a friend:
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Hiding in their favorite cave
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Red tail shark
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The 2 bigger ones. I bought them in may 2009 with 7cm in length.
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Bala sharks
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Remember my favorite loach? There he is, on the left.
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And finnally an old pic wich displays all my 10 clown loaches:
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Post by bookpage » Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:00 am

Really nice. You have done well.

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Post by vealboy » Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:15 am

Those are some amazing pics! Thank you for sharing them.

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Post by Rodrigo Carvalho » Fri Aug 06, 2010 2:30 pm

bookpage wrote:Really nice. You have done well.
vealboy wrote:Those are some amazing pics! Thank you for sharing them.
Thank you!
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Post by Keith Wolcott » Fri Aug 06, 2010 3:50 pm

Excellent! Your fish are nice and healthy looking.

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Post by Marcos Mataratzis » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:57 pm

Hey Rodrigo!

They´ve grown very fast. Have you give up on natural plants?

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Post by starsplitter7 » Wed Aug 11, 2010 3:05 pm

Absolutely lovely. Love the patterns on the Yoyos.

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