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Pretty Little Loaches

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Sunday, 2 February 2003, at 6:25 p.m.

When I get my bigger tank and move my Clowns to it, I'm wondering if there are loaches that don't grow so big that I could keep indefinitely in my 10 gallon. I'd want pretty ones, like the yoyos or striatas I've seen pics of if I've got the names right.

I could go looking myself, but lists wouldn't tell me what else I want to know... are there any that don't eat plants. The Clowns nibble once in a while and it won't be a problem soon as the plants are now thriving. But I wouldn't want a fish that ate them all the time.

So I want pretty, small, and I guess meat eaters... well, just not MY plant eaters.

Oh, and a nice temperament. One of my favorite fish is the Red-Tailed Shark, but I've given up on them as they're always chasing other fish around. Pretty, but naughty.

Thanks, Peter
 

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