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HELP-Yoyos vs. Dwarf Loaches?

Posted By: Michelle Pinegar <mpinegar@planetkc.com>
Date: Thursday, 21 October 2004, at 11:22 a.m.

I have a friend who has a snail problem. I know from experience that Clowns are excellent snail eaters & my brother had Yoyos that did the same. My friend's tank is too small for clowns, so we considered Yoyos & Dwarfs. I have a few questions and hoped someone with experience with these 2 species could help:

1. Do Dwarf loaches eat snails?

2. I have read very conflicting adult sizes for Yoyos & Dwarfs. Is there anyone out there who owns them that can give me the correct size?

3. Can both species co-exist in the same tank?

4. Is 3 of either species a large enough school to make them happy?

Thanks for any help you can give me!!!

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