Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

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Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by redshark1 » Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:59 pm

Anthia has reached 20 years of age and so have all her shoalmates.

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She must have known I needed a picture today because she posed beautifully for me.

Anthia, who is now 9 inches, is the largest of my six Clown Loaches. They were all purchased nineteen years ago on this date in 1995.

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The feeling among other Clown Loach keepers on here was that when I bought them at 1½ “ they were very likely one year old. So, I feel it is reasonable (if not scientific) to celebrate their 20th birthday today (I have posted this on Fishlore where I also have friends).
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6 x Clown Loaches all twenty-seven years of age on 01.01.2021, largest 11.5", 2f4m, aquarium 6' x 18" x 18" 400 ltr = 90 uk gal = 110 US gal.

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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by The Angry Loach » Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:48 pm

Well happy birthday! My lot will only be turning 2 this month.
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by NancyD » Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:21 pm

Your loaches share a birthday with my husband so we'll drink a toast to them as well. Congrats on their longevity, they're beautiful!
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by ankelikuu » Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:47 am

Congratulations! What a brilliant achievement! :D

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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by zenins » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:18 pm

Congratulations :)

Most of mine are about 7 or 8 years old, but one came to me already large, so I have no idea of its age :wink:
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by chefkeith » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:47 pm

Congrats. They look awesome!

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Post by Keith Wolcott » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:52 pm

Congratulations and very well done!

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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by MandaMunky » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:27 pm

What an accomplishment! You've got some really beautiful fish there =D

OMGoodness I look forward to my crew turning 20!!

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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by redshark1 » Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:08 pm

Thankyou for your kind comments.

That was exactly what I was looking for :D .

I hope your loaches and yourselves have a wonderful 2014.
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by glenna » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:38 pm

beautiful, beautiful!...love that first pic of anthia!
I only hope I can provide such a nice, stable home for my own. really an inspiration
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by redshark1 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:47 pm

Thankyou Glenna!
6 x Clown Loaches all twenty-seven years of age on 01.01.2021, largest 11.5", 2f4m, aquarium 6' x 18" x 18" 400 ltr = 90 uk gal = 110 US gal.

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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by Jim Powers » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:14 pm

Congratulations!! :D
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by LeStat » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:45 am

Happy birthday to Anthia & her friends, you have a lovely shoal of Clowns there. :D
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Re: Anthia the Clown Loach has reached 20 years old.

Post by Loachloach » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:45 am

Happy birthday to Anthia and well done.
I hope I am going to celebrate one day at least 20 years

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