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Killer Loach!

Posted By: Starbug <starbug6@aol.com>
Date: Saturday, 5 July 2003, at 1:37 a.m.

I adopted a 2.5" chubby clown loach from someone else's tank because it was in danger of being eaten by larger aggressive fish in the tank. The other tank had an arowana and a oscar who had already killed some small fish. The loach was to be their next victim. So, I took the loach (Emmett) home and put him into a tank that I had ready for him. Knowing that they should be in the company of other loaches, I purchased another one the following week. This one was to be the first of several. This one, Edith was about 1.5" and thinner than Emmett. She was very sociable and they seemed to get along well for about two weeks. Then things changed. Emmett seemed to be bullying Edith which began to concern me a bit. He would chased her aro