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New Tank Mates

Posted By: Jayne <jaynemanrow@yahoo.com>
Date: Tuesday, 29 December 1998, at 4:38 p.m.

I am enjoying the new guys in my tank. Hans wrote about the # of barbels, but my "Golden" loaches look just like the albino weather loaches in the photo archives. I thought, however, that a true albino had pink eyes, and these guys while slightly crossed looking, have black eyes. I am not at all worried, as long as they stay alive in the tank. I also found Horsefaced loaches. These guys are young, they are smaller than the mouse cable around and about 2 inches. They are winning little guys and not at all intimidated by the larger fish. One was using it's body like a whip to move the kulhi out of its way. The kuhli didn't move at all, but it was fun to watch. Both new species are eating, getting their fair share and all. Is there anything I should know about them that the Loach Wizards can tell me? I have ch