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Posted By: DawnS
Date: Wednesday, 15 December 1999, at 5:35 p.m.

I love clown loaches! I'm wondering about a set up including maybe 5 clowns w/ a gold nugget pleco? I'm getting a large tank to move the fish from my 55 gal into & will need to fill the 55. So, how about putting these together? How about Corys? Maybe some Rainbowfish or Congo Tetras too? The 55 is 4feet x 13inches, so not too deep. I'll have a Fluval canister on it & a UGF, I could put a powerhead on the UGF,would that be OK? Another thing, I know they like soft water but my water (well) is fairly hard w/ a pH of 7.8. I was thinking of using peat-what do you think of this? People have told me to just let them adapt to my water-will they? Also, I'd like to put in maybe Java fern, some type of plant that can take lower light levels.
 

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