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My dramatic loach rescue!!!

Posted By: nanguz <nanguz@rochester.rr.com>
Date: Thursday, 25 March 2004, at 8:57 a.m.

Yesterday I was going to clean the tank where my three ever-hiding clown loaches live. There was an ornament in there that they liked way too much. It was kind of a circular rock cave thing which they could go up in and almost totally around in a circle. They were getting big and I was beginning to fear that someone would get stuck. I always take it out when I clean the tank. One loaches is usually still inside it and exits into the bucket and then I put him back in the tank. This time he didn't come out. He was stuck inside the ornament!!! After waiting for a while, I looked in side and I could see his tail way up in there. I had to chisle the ornament apart piece by piece until I could grab his tail. By this time he was failing, it had been an hour or more, he wasn't mov