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Difference between Burn and Velvet??

Posted By: Nick <beam1397@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Thursday, 21 January 1999, at 3:11 p.m.

I just inherited two clown loaches from a recently deceased relative, I couldn't let my aunt flush all those beautiful fish. I have been puttering around with a 20 gal aquarium for a few months now starting to learn the intricacies of my first tank and suddenly I have three more from my uncle a 29, a 44pent and a 55. Anyhow I have been attempting to come up to speed on the fish he had and learn how to care for them properly. I just read the articles on Clown Loaches and I am not sure what the difference is between velvet and burn. My uncle purchased two clowns about a month ago. One is beautifully colored and the other is has a whitish haze to its