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Are my clown loaches sick?

Posted By: Mike R. <XfeeliumX@hotmail.com>
Date: Monday, 19 January 2004, at 1:13 a.m.

Well... i'm under the impression that my tank is a tad overstocked at this point... i have 5 SMALL (about an inch) clown loaches, 2 dojo loaches, a betta, and a fancy guppy, all in a 10 gallon tank. if anyone suggests i downsize (as far as the betta and guppys go), please let me know cos i'm a bit new to this. anyway, i got my clowns two days ago, and noticed tonight that a few of them were starting to develop ick (3-4 spots each). i quickly ran to walmart, cos it was about 11:30pm and purchased some ick-clear, and as soon as i got home i gave them a half-dose. i'm keeping my fingers crossed that it clears up... but mainly, two of my clowns seem a bit... peculiar. they're almos