Any advice from anyone would be greatly appreciated in setting new tank up and making the move from one tank to the other as stress free as possible for the fish.
thanks in advance
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Clown Loaches would need a tank to themselves in my opinion, perhaps with a few dither fish (I use Congo Tetras).
Minimum recommended shoal size for Clown Loaches is six (preferably more).
Minimum recommended tank size for 6-7 Clown Loaches is 6' x 2' x 2' containing 180 US gallons / 150 UK gallons / 700 litres (preferably larger).
Recommended Temp 78-82F.
Watch out for Whitespot (they typically get it when newly introduced).
They can demolish plants so a planted tank may not be possible.
I keep six in a 110g (6' x 18" x 18") but that's because information was non-existant and I was actually recommended a 3ft tank 25 years ago.
They can be kept in a smaller tank than the minimum given but will be stunted and although it was once the norm this is not considered acceptable these days.
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