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when will temporary price drop end? & optimum number loaches

Posted By: Steve Lee <Steve@cyberwarp.net>
Date: Sunday, 3 January 1999, at 4:23 p.m.

Folks,

When does anyone think the temporary price drops in clown loach prices due to el nino end?

Also what would people say are the optimum numbers of clown loaches? Is this one of those the more the better? I've read a few things about 5 or 6 being a good number. I have 9 of them in a 75 gal and all of them less than 2 inches I was thinking of getting more, and I want to keep these guys for the long term and foresee them being moved to larger quarters when necessary. There must be some point where if they group get's too big it ain't 1 group anymore or a point of diminishing returns in having a large group. What I'm afraid this answer is going to be is the more the