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Modestas + morletis, anyone done this?

Posted By: Ed Averill <eaverill@rabidgames.com>
Date: Thursday, 9 November 2000, at 4:37 p.m.

I'm in the process of the Great Tank Upgrade (switching to 50gal. tanks all around) and am thinking of putting my "Modesta Mob" in with the "Punk Loach Gang". I have eight modestas and five morletis, currently in different tanks, but I was wondering if anyone had tried this before...

My morletis pretty much agress each other and leave the other fish in the tank along (on occasion they chase everyone off from a favored sitting space, otherwise they just click & chase each other) - the modestas act likewise. I'm _fairly_ sure that, given a large enough tank with appropriately sized hiding places, the two groups wouldn't end up trying to have each other for lunch.. but I'm not 100% certain (I suppose you never are until you actually T