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tiger loach? loach questions? thats me!

Posted By: jeremy <jdcasino77@aol.com>
Date: Monday, 17 March 2003, at 9:25 p.m.

I currently have a 29 gallon tank with 2 hillstream loaches (sting ray plecos?), 3 black skirts, and two dwarf gouramis (1 flame the other neon blue). I am not planning on adding plants. I have slate caves set up throughout the tank. I bought a clawn loach a couple of weeks ago, and it died from ich that it got about right when i introduced him. The guy at the fish store said this was due to loaches being a schooling fish and me only having one. I am looking at either putting in 2-3 tiger loaches, and/or clown loaches. Is it okay to mix the two breeds? Can I mix those with the hill stream loaches? I am planning on moving my small hillstream and the other fish to a new tank. Will these fish get along with what i have now or do i have to wait until th