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Is my gravel too coarse?

Posted By: Kit <kitikhun@aol.com>
Date: Monday, 2 October 2000, at 3:32 a.m.

Yes.. it's me again :P I hope I don't ask too many questions.. but I just can't help it!

I'm starting to worry that my gravel might be too coarse because I keep reading that substrate for loaches should be fine and soft. Right now I have 2 sizes. The weather loaches live in the tank that has a bigger size. Below is the link to pictures of my gravel. I would like to know if the bigger one is too coarse for weather loaches or clown loaches. The last picture that has 2 red platies has the small gravel. It's a bit sandy and some of it gets sucked up when I clean the tank.. but I'll bare with it if that will make my loaches happy.

The weather loach is about 4" long. The platys are around 1" long.

Thanks again,

KIT
 

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