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Posted By: Shirley <maxtmill@hotmail.com>
Date: Sunday, 10 November 2002, at 10:43 a.m.

Hi All! As a new loach fancier, I found myself yesterday uttering those familiar words "I'll but all you have!" Yoyo loaches are not readily available around here (NW PA), so when I saw some in a LFS, I was thrilled. Since I am in the process of setting up a loach tank, I put them in my 29 gallon community tank for now (all 4 of them), where they seem to have settled in nicely, and are eating algae wafers like hogs. I have a few questions: I am looking for compatible loach species. I plan to get clowns, zebra loaches, and put my yoyos in. Some of my info says that yoyos can be aggressive. Who do they bother? My info also says that skunk loaches and orange-finned loaches are nasty buggers. Also, the info advises to keep only one Botia berdmorei, because they are nasty to their own kind. Any advice would be appreciated - and could you plea