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Re: Bought 3 Chinese butterfly loaches

Posted By: BB <nettech@bellatlantic.net>
Date: Monday, 26 April 1999, at 2:22 a.m.

In Response To: Bought 3 Chinese butterfly loaches (Donna)

It would appear these species would do best if there was green algae to graze on. You have the tank requirements down well...oxygen, water circulation, temp. I have offered mine various foods but algae and the microorganisms it affords seem to be preferred. Java moss might help to supplement beds of algae for longterm success. I do recall a post where someone saw live worms being eaten I think. I have tried but they ignore them. Peaceful is a good description, and agression seems to be ove