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Clown Loach growth rates?!?
Posted By: Au <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, 2 February 2000, at 2:37 a.m.
Hey everyone, I have a 30 gallon tank. 30 x 19 x 12 with 6 clown loaches in it, they are about an inch each. I heard they grow slowly so I thought they would be ok in the tank for a year or two. Will they grow fast? Everywhere I have read says they grow extremely slow, and I feed them a bunch nowadays. I feed them hikari frozen blood worms, brine shrimp, flakes and spirulina flakes, ocean plankton, tetra tabi min tablets, hikari algae wafers and I just ordered some sweet water zoo plankton that has a 60 % dry weight protein to the food and looks extremely palatable for the fish, its in a nice wet form so I'm thinking the clowns will go nuts for this stuff. Sweet water zoo plankton costs 8 bucks a bottle, so I hope the clowns like it. So my question really is if I feed them twice a da