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  1. P

    A loach that has interested me.

    Has anyone ever heard of the Barracuda Diabolica? I’m just asking to see if you would keep this loach in your tank.
  2. E

    Feeding Panda Loaches

    Hi all, We've recently aquired some wonderful looking Panda loaches, 6 in total. They're in with some guppies, rainbow fish and glass catfish. When it comes to feeding them, we're researched what to feed however we're having the problem of the other fish gobbling everything up before it settles...
  3. Barry Tetra

    Kuhli loaches questions

    Hello, here’s the questions; 1. What’s the difference between Pangio myersi, Pangio kuhlii, Pangio semicincta and Pangio cuneovirgata 2. What type is my loach? 3. How low can pH be? My pH in kuhli tank is 4.0 4. I put too much Indian Almond leaves in the tank. Now I cant even see anything, is it...
  4. J

    Question about Betta fish

    Hi have a betta fish and a few khuli loaches in an aquarium at home. I heard it would be best if I fed the loaches at night with the lights off because they are most active at night plus my betta would eat most of their sinking pellets before they do if i fed during the day. However, if i did...
  5. T

    Is this normal black kuhli loach behavior??

    Hello! I recently bought a black kuhli loach for the first time to pair with my small school of guppies in a 10 gal. He's currently in an empty “quarantine” tank with the other new guppies I bought with him. Anyway, he’s only been in there a few hours, but he’s been spazzing out like the devil...
  6. Barry Tetra

    The best filter for pleco tank

    Hello, my 55 gallons tank have 3 common pleco, 1 L001 pleco, 2 black ghost knifefish ,chinese algae eater, 2 burmese border loach , 1 clown knifefish and clown loach What filter should i use? Even the power filter cant handle that much poop in the tank. NO Substrate
  7. B

    How big is your Golden Dojo Loach?

    I’ve read that golden weather(dojo) loaches grow quickly in their first years of life. I’ve had mine in a 75 gallon since May and he’s(I think it’s a male) grown 5 inches in the past six months! The “max” length on them is 6”, yet mine is nearly 8” now. I don’t really want to get a 125 gallon...
  8. Jan Cavalieri

    Happy Thanksgiving from my Reticulated Hillstream Loach and I

    Do to family complications my little family celebrated Thanksgiving today (actually Friday), just cooking our favorite dishes. After dinner I went back to my study and found myself looking at the underside of a Reticulated Hillstream Loach and I realized that they look just like a cooked...
  9. M

    Golden zebra loach with red sore!!!

    Hi, I have 2 juvenile golden zebra loaches, 3 guppies, 2 shrimp, and 1 nerite snail...checked my water parameters last night and everything was fine..0 nitrates, pH 6.8, temp 74, and now this morning one of the zebra loaches has a red sore on his side with some rapid breathing, I got this loach...
  10. Aynia

    Fairly new and full of questions

    Hi all, my name is Aynia. I've already posted a few threads on the forum and realized that I never did an introduction post. About me: I'm from Ontario, I love anything geeky/nerdy, anything artsy or crafty and I absolutely love animals. I'm a bit of a crazy cat lady but have recently really...
  11. Verminator89

    Dwarf Chain Loach

    Livestock: Dwarf Chain Loach Quantity: 10 Reason for sale: Too small to go into my upgraded 7x2x2 with the newer bigger cichlids inhabiting. Location: Coventry, West Midlands Collection ONLY. I will not be faffing about with posting i'm afraid. Price £50 for the group. Reasonably priced I'd say...
  12. L

    YoYo loach - upside down and about to die?

    I have three YoYo loach but one of them seems in a really bad way. They have been in the tank for about 1.5 years. Yesterday had a 30% water change and another 25% change today, yet this doesn’t seem to have helped. This loach is laying on its side, sometimes upside down, driving itself into the...
  13. M

    White Spot or Sporozoran?

    I need a few opinions and some advice! I have two loaches (Nimrod who, despite his name, is very loved and probably my favorite, and Priz). I had them for about three weeks in my planted tank when I noticed white spots form on their fins and sides. Originally I thought it was Ich (even as a...
  14. SteakNShrimp

    Zebra Loaches Fighting?

    So I have 4 Zebra Loaches in my 55g tank and they all seemed really happy 1st week or two. Recently, for a couple of days now, I haven’t been able to find one of them even when feeding. Also two of the three that I do see everyday are fighting...they have just started doing this about the same...
  15. N

    African Clawed frog tank mates?

    hey all! I’m relatively new to fish keeping, just under a year now of experience. I currently have a 75 gallon aquarium with an aqua clear 110 an aquaclear 70, and a bubbler. It’s currently housing my 3 adult dojo loaches (not quite full grown but decently sized) 3 Yoyo loaches (medium ish...
  16. B

    Skunk loach...

    I hope I picked the right thread for this, anyways... I have one skunk loach and he is SO aggressive, I was thinking about giving him away but that doesn’t sit right with me. I’m wondering if I can put 4 of them in a 20 gallon tank, if not, can I keep 3 with them being satisfied with the size of...
  17. A

    Cleanup Crew Not Eating Algae

    I have a fishtank with a big algae issue on my my anubias and the tank has 1 betta, 4 male guppies, 1 male endlers guppy, 8 neon tetras. The plants are anubias, vallisneria, and Amazon sword. The cleanup crew is 3 amano shrimp, 2 shrimp(sold as amano but arent), common pleco, yoyo loaches(I...
  18. mbbowman

    Returning to the Fish World

    Hi! I was a member here long ago, back when I had a lovely 38 gallon plantic tank with my favorite Botia kubotai and tiger barbs. Between two moves and building a house, my tank has set empty for probably 6 or so years. We finally finishing our basement, and now my eyes are set towards a new...
  19. T

    established aquarium problems?

    hello all, I have been having a problem with very high ammonia all the time in the 8ppm range. i have done 50% water changes every other day for 2 weeks and I cannot get the levels to get past about 6ppm. I don't have any dying plants or fish. fish are acting normal and plants are thriving. i...
  20. A

    Stocking query

    Hi all, I am soon to take back my Chinese Algae Eater (Sucking Loach), he's pretty docile for one of them, doesn't go for other fish just warns them off if they get near his area. He's about 4 years old now. Anyway I'm waiting for a new tank to arrive - 230 litres (~60 gallons) and he will be...
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