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Newbie to clown loaches

Posted By: Lester Lim <limtansc@singnet.com.sg>
Date: Thursday, 7 February 2002, at 10:11 a.m.

Hi,

over the weekend i bought a half a dozen small clown cloaches about 3 inches each for 10 Singapore dollars(about 5 us dollars ?)and i was not sure about some things. I need your help..... a fish guide book said it could grow up to 5 inches but from the photos in this site, they look massive! Could anyone pls tell me how many can a 40 gallon tank hold and how big they will grow to be and the rate ? They look to be very happy swiming in a group and seem to dash about (afraid or excited? 0h, when the lights comes on. I currently have gravel up to 3 inches is it ok ? They also tend to try to catch the sinking pellet food before they reach the bottom(odd ?). Strangely, th