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Novice needs advice

Posted By: Sacha <sacha.prosser@ehs.co.uk>
Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2000, at 6:19 a.m.

Hello everyone

I bought my first ever fish tank (36 x 15 x 12 - 24 gallon, temp has ranged between 18 & 23), large cylinder filter, 8 weeks ago (I'm hooked), cycled it for 10 days, bought a 1.5" chocolate oranda, planted 7 plants which are growing like wild fire, 2 weeks later I bought a 1" black moor & put in some bog wood. That was supposed to be that as the tank is only big enough for 2 gf. BUT a couple of weeks ago I went into a fish shop and fell in love with these two weather loaches about 3.5" and the other 4", I couldn't stop thinking about them and ended up phoning the shop on the monday and buying them and picked them up this weekend. I have tried to find out about them but there is very little info available. They are fantastic (well they all are) and seem