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Weird Clown Loach Behavior?

Posted By: kdhedde <kdhedde@slip.net>
Date: Tuesday, 20 January 1998, at 10:12 p.m.

Hi,

About three weeks ago, I have transferred 2 small (1.5" and 2") clowns to my community. They seem to be doing o.k. During the day they are mostly hiding in their caves, and at night they come out for food and play. They live in a completely cycled 40g community with a male betta, 4 lemon tetras, 3 cories and 2 Hengel's Rasboras.

Now, I have read posts that say they are typically displaying a "loco" behavior. Question: Does that include lying on the side, belly against the "wall" of the cave? I have seen the larger one doing this, but not all the time. At first, I was worried, but otherwise he (she?) seems to be just doing great. No signs of disease, active behavior, etc. Has anybody seen this behavior in their clowns? Also, what else is typical "lo