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Nikki
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Just had to do it.....

Post by Nikki » Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:22 pm

got some skunk loaches, they are about 1.5 inches long. Cutest darn things. I couldn't resist! :)
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Post by Graeme Robson » Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:39 am

I don't know wherever to congratulate you or give you my condolences, Nikki. :wink:

Lovely entertaining little chaps though. :D


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Post by Mark in Vancouver » Fri Feb 10, 2006 9:48 am

They're everywhere right now... I have five in the bathroom tank. They seem to be less aggressive than when I had only two. Very cute loaches, but there are a ton of fish I would not keep them with.
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Post by Emma Turner » Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:58 am

Congrats, Nikki! They may be fiesty, but they are beautiful loaches.
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Post by newshound » Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:13 pm

Graeme Robson wrote:I don't know wherever to congratulate you or give you my condolences, Nikki. :wink:
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haha that is what I was thinking :wink:

they are so good looking
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Post by mikev » Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:01 pm

Not just cute, very efficient too....

A store here put a few small ones into the tank of my favorite barbs. In three days, not a single fin on any barb was left undamaged.

(Saved me some $: I was about to get more barbs, they were not the common kind....)

Might be interesting to pit them against an Oscar....

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Post by Nikki » Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:05 pm

they are the smallest in the tank, in with 3 gigantic modestas, 10 clowns, 3 yoyos, 3 striatas, 3 kubotai, 2 hitrionica, and one nasty pulchra. they'll learn their place soon enough. :D
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Post by Mark in Vancouver » Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:41 am

Seriously, Nikki, watch them. If they actually become part of the community, I think they'll produce the most problems and damage to other fish. They are not like other loaches. Size means nothing to these fish.

I would keep them on their own. Do not expect integration.
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